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Inquiry #1: We request that the state include Cold In-Place Recycling with Foamed Asphalt (CIR-FA) section 30-6 as an alternative to Cold In-Place Recycling with Emulsion section 30-5 on contract No 03-0G9904.

CIR-FA is a practical alternative to CIR with Emulsion and there are several companies that currently have the resources to produce CIR-foam; by including it as an option it would allow for a more competitive bidding environment on this contract.

Inquiry submitted 09/21/2018

Response #1:
(#1)-Please bid per the current contract documents.
Response posted 09/24/2018

Inquiry #2: With the recent determination by DIR that off haul of asphalt and concrete is now covered work, will Caltrans enforce the payment of prevailing wages for off haul trucks on this project?
Inquiry submitted 09/25/2018

Response #1:
(#2)- Yes. Caltrans will and does enforce the payment of all prevailing wages in accordance with current Department of Industrial Relations wage determinations.

Additional information may be found at the Department of Industrial Relations web page regarding off-site hauling. The webpage can be accessed at:

Response posted 09/26/2018

Inquiry #3: Reference Plan Sheet Q-2 (Summary of Quantities), specifically the table titled "AC Pavement Repair". For the pavement repair lengths / widths provided in the table, nearly every repair has incorrect quantities listed in the table (SQYD of cold plane, TN of HMA, etc,..). The subtotals / total appear to reflect the summation of these line items. Please revise / correct the quantities shown in the table and issue a new plan sheet table with adjusted bid item quantities as applicable.
Inquiry submitted 09/25/2018

Response #1:
(#3)-Your inquiry has been received and is being reviewed.
Response posted 09/26/2018

Response #2:
An addendum has been issued to address this bidder inquiry. Please refer to Addendum No. 1, issued on Tuesday, October 3, 2018.
Response posted 10/03/2018

Inquiry #4: We request the working days allowed be increased. The 45 to 60 working days allowed is not achievable with 17 prepaving grinding days and only 1 lane closure allowed at a time. Please increase the minimum to at least 75 working days and / or allow 2 closures to be utilized concurrently with a minimum spacing between closures.
Inquiry submitted 10/05/2018

Response #1:
(#4)-Your inquiry has been received and is being reviewed.
Response posted 10/05/2018

Response #2:
Please bid per the current contract documents.
Response posted 10/09/2018

Inquiry #5: Some of the existing guardrail and posts look to be painted. Has the paint been tested to confirm if lead is present? Are there any special requirements for removal and disposal?
Inquiry submitted 10/10/2018

Response #1:
(#5)-Your inquiry has been received. However, please be aware due to the short time frame between when this inquiry was received and the bid opening, there may not be time to provide a response. If no additional response is posted please bid per the current contract documents.
Response posted 10/10/2018

Response #2:
Refer to section 14-11.14A of the Notice to Bidders and Special Provisions.
Response posted 10/11/2018

The information provided in the responses to bidder inquiries is not a waiver of Section 2-1.07, "JOB SITE AND DOCUMENT EXAMINATION" of the Standard Specifications or any other provision of the contract, nor to excuse the contractor from full compliance with the contract. Bidders are cautioned that subsequent responses or contract addenda may change a previous response.

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