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Inquiry #1: The CA High Design Manual Section 850-34 dated December 30th, 2015 warns against specifying plastic pipe in areas with a potential for fire. This project lists Alternative Pipe Culvert in the Bid Schedule. Will Caltrans still allow for plastic pipe to be used on this project?


Inquiry submitted 12/27/2018

Response #1:submitted for consideration
Response posted 12/27/2018


Response #2:Sheet DQ-1 of the drainage quantities indicates a table listing the allowable pipe material for alternative pipe. The project location does not lie in an area with fire potential. Please bid per current contract documents.
Response posted 01/14/2019




Inquiry #2: Please provide additional cross sections for the project.
Inquiry submitted 01/14/2019

Response #1:submitted for consideration
Response posted 01/14/2019


Response #2:This issue is under consideration. Unless an addendum is released, please bid per current contract documents.
Response posted 01/14/2019


Response #3:Cross sections to be provided via addendum.
Response posted 01/15/2019


Response #4:Please see Addendum #1.
Response posted 01/31/2019




Inquiry #3: Reference Bid Item 73 (F) (Strct. Concrete, Drainage Inlet). The Drainage quantities summary shows a total of 521 cy, yet the Bid Item is only 327 cy. Please review
Inquiry submitted 01/15/2019

Response #1:submitted for consideration
Response posted 01/16/2019


Response #2:An addendum addressing this matter will be issued.
Response posted 01/16/2019


Response #3:Please see Addendum #1.
Response posted 01/31/2019




Inquiry #4: Please reference Bid Item # 74(F) Minor Structure. The summary of quantities and engineers quantity show 150cy, however, if you add up the items which are to be paid under this item, there is only 5 cy. Please review/advise.
Inquiry submitted 01/22/2019

Response #1:submitted for consideration
Response posted 01/22/2019


Response #2:This issue is under consideration. Unless an addendum is released, please bid per current contract documents.
Response posted 01/22/2019


Response #3:These issues are currently under consideration and will be addressed under an upcoming addendum.
Response posted 01/22/2019


Response #4:Please see Addendum #1.
Response posted 01/31/2019




Inquiry #5: Per Typical Cross Sections Plans shows most of the MGS locations are near or less than 4'-0" to the hinge point. Due to the quantities and number of locations of the said MGS, please provide a method of payment and footage that would require longer posts (7'-0" wood posts) due to proximity of hinge point per Caltrans Std. Plan A77N3. Thank you very much.
Inquiry submitted 02/05/2019

Response #1:submitted for consideration
Response posted 02/05/2019


Response #2:Please bid per current contract documents.
Response posted 02/14/2019




Inquiry #6: Please breakdown the quantities for Treated Wood Waste removed from Roadside Signs and Guardrail so we can bid it accordingly. Thanks
Inquiry submitted 02/05/2019

Response #1:submitted for consideration
Response posted 02/05/2019


Response #2:Please bid per current contract documents.
Response posted 02/14/2019




Inquiry #7: Reference Bid Item 110, Wildlife Fence, The project plan detail shows 2' 0" below ground and 8' 0" above ground. Would this fence be considered 8' 0" fence since the is the only portion above ground?
Inquiry submitted 02/19/2019

Response #1:submitted for consideration
Response posted 02/19/2019


Response #2:Please bid per current contract documents.
Response posted 02/21/2019




Inquiry #8: On Quantity Sheet Q-1, The amounts for the Minor Concrete Curb appear to only calculate the cy in one direction. Please review to determine if our findings need to have some of these quantities doubled. Example station 157 +27 to 166+50 is 923 lf /24 lf/cy =38.5 cy. Your quantity is 40 cy. This only accounts for one direction.
Inquiry submitted 02/19/2019

Response #1:submitted for consideration
Response posted 02/19/2019


Response #2:Please bid per current contract documents.
Response posted 02/21/2019




Inquiry #9: For Temporary Gravel Bag Berms, may sand bags be used in lieu of gravel bags?
Inquiry submitted 02/20/2019

Response #1: please bid per current contract documents.
Response posted 02/21/2019


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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