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Inquiry #1: What are the subgrade compaction requirements for the gore areas?
Inquiry submitted 12/04/2018

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 12/04/2018


Response #2:Please refer to section 73-1.03B Subgrade Preparation of the Standard Specifications and RSS for the subgrade requirements for the Minor Concrete (Textured Paving) in the gore areas.
Response posted 12/10/2018




Inquiry #2: Does Sign S8-5 on sheet 82 of 157 required a walkway?
Inquiry submitted 12/06/2018

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 12/07/2018


Response #2:No, a walkway is not required for sign S8-5.
Response posted 12/10/2018




Inquiry #3: What are the subgrade compaction requirements under the slope paving?
Inquiry submitted 12/12/2018

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 12/13/2018


Response #2:Requirements for slope paving, including the requirements for earthwork and foundation preparation, can be found in Section 72 of the specifications. Specifically, please refer to paragraph 1 of section 72-1.03 and paragraph 4 of section 72-11.01C(1) of the Standard Specifications.
Response posted 12/13/2018




Inquiry #4: Would an integral color be accepted in lieu of the color hardener for the slope paving areas?
Inquiry submitted 12/12/2018

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 12/13/2018


Response #2:The requirements for coloring the slope paving are included in section 72-11.01B of the Special Provisions. Please bid per the current contract documents.
Response posted 12/13/2018




Inquiry #5: 130 working days for the reconstruction of 33 gores with curb and HMA and 16 slope paving locations with concrete barrier and vegetation control is not adequate. This equates to less than three days per gore/slope paving location. Please consider adding additional working days to the contract time.
Inquiry submitted 12/13/2018

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 12/13/2018


Response #2:Bid per current contract documents.
Response posted 12/14/2018




Inquiry #6: Will directional boring be allowed in place of the jacked welded steel pipe?
Inquiry submitted 12/14/2018

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 12/14/2018


Response #2:Welded Steel Pipe Conduit can be installed by directional boring or jack and drill. Please refer to paragraph 1 of section 20-2.07C(2)(a) of the Standard Specifications.
Response posted 12/17/2018




Inquiry #7: Bid Item #19 Maintain existing planted areas is unclear. There is no further information as to what areas are to be maintained, Specs 20-10.03C(4) states "Control weeds within a 10-foot radius of existing trees and shrubs within the existing planted area of impacted irrigation valves as shown" Are we to just maintain trees and shrubs around existing valves? It is unclear as to the limits of the planted area to maintain?
Inquiry submitted 12/14/2018

Response #1:Bid per current contract documents.
Response posted 12/17/2018




Inquiry #8: There is no maintain existing planted area shown on plan.
Inquiry submitted 12/14/2018

Response #1:Bid per current contract documents.
Response posted 12/17/2018




Inquiry #9: Which 144"X90" Project Funding Identification Signs will be required? Special Provisions call-out C47B and Sheet CS-1 of the project plans calls out C47C signs. Please clarify.
Inquiry submitted 12/17/2018

Response #1:The sign code listed in the special provisions is correct. Per section 5-1.02 of the Standard Specifications, the special provisions govern when a discrepancy exists with the project plans. Bid per current contract documents.
Response posted 12/17/2018




Inquiry #10: Based on CalTran's standard specifications the (2) 144"x90" C47B signs required on this project are to be mounted on laminated wood box posts. 2015 CalTrans standard specifications section 82-3.02D states that these are a department furnished item. Bid item #73 covers the laminated wood box posts that are required for the installation of item #72. Will the department still be furnishing the laminated wood box posts required for the (2) C47B signs?
Inquiry submitted 12/17/2018

Response #1:Refer to Section 82-3.02D of the Special Provisions.
Response posted 12/18/2018




Inquiry #11: Sheet C-55, section B-B is showing 1.30 compacted AB under the concrete barrier, is this quantity of AB figured into bid item 33, class 2 aggregate base? The summary of quantities table on sheet Q-3 for the barrier walls is not showing AB except for at the HMA areas.
Inquiry submitted 12/17/2018

Response #1:The quantity of aggregate base under the concrete barrier shown on Sheet C-55 is quantified and paid for under bid item 33. Bid per current contract documents.
Response posted 12/19/2018


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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