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Inquiry #1: Can Caltrans engineer please provide the planting and irrigation keys from the original project plans?

Inquiry submitted 02/04/2019

Response #1:Pending
Response posted 02/05/2019


Response #2:Please bid as you see it.
Response posted 02/06/2019




Inquiry #2: Can Caltrans engineers please provide planting and irrigation legends from the original bid?
Inquiry submitted 02/05/2019

Response #1:Pending
Response posted 02/05/2019


Response #2:Please bid as you see it.
Response posted 02/06/2019




Inquiry #3: What were the original plant sizes (1-gallon, 5-gallon etc), please provide for replacement plant bidding purposes?
Inquiry submitted 02/05/2019

Response #1:Pending
Response posted 02/05/2019


Response #2:Please bid in accordance with Section 2-1.07, "Job Site and Document Examination". Per Section 20-4, "ESTABLISH EXISTING PLANTING (EEP)", once EEP begins, replacement plant sizes are per Section 20-4.03F.
Response posted 02/20/2019




Inquiry #4: For the removal of trash and debris will the Contractor be able to utilize Caltrans yards for the dumping of said trash and debris?
Inquiry submitted 02/05/2019

Response #1:Pending
Response posted 02/05/2019


Response #2:No. Please bid in accordance with Section 20-1.013F, "Site Clean-Up and Inspection.
Response posted 02/13/2019




Inquiry #5: Is the current project area being maintained by others? If so, when will their contract end in relation to NTP for this contract?
Inquiry submitted 02/05/2019

Response #1:Pending
Response posted 02/05/2019


Response #2:The area is currently being maintained. The new Contractor awarded this Contract will assume responsibility per Contract documents.
Response posted 02/19/2019




Inquiry #6: According to section 20-1.03f(1) Site Cleanup and Inspection, planting deficiencies, and existing erosion control bioswale deficiencies shall be completed by the Contractor and will be paid for as extra work. If irrigation deficiencies are also documented during the initial site inspection will these repairs also be paid for as extra work?
Inquiry submitted 02/05/2019

Response #1:Pending
Response posted 02/05/2019


Response #2:Refer to section 20-10.02C(2) Check and Test Existing Irrigation Facilities.
Response posted 02/06/2019




Inquiry #7: After initial site inspection and cleanup is the Contractor required to maintain plant mulch basins? Or will this be considered extra work?
Inquiry submitted 02/05/2019

Response #1:Pending
Response posted 02/05/2019


Response #2:Please bid it as you see it.


Response posted 02/06/2019




Inquiry #8: Will the Contractor be required to use fertilizer during the project? Please provide specification for the type of fertilizer to be used?
Inquiry submitted 02/05/2019

Response #1:Pending
Response posted 02/05/2019


Response #2:Fertilizer is not required, but a root stimulant is, per sections 20-4.02C and 20-4.03C.
Response posted 02/06/2019




Inquiry #9: - Can Caltrans provide the total acreage of the project site that will be maintained by the contractor?
- Is there a permanent point of connection for the off-site Caspers Wilderness Park irrigation system or will this system need to be manually charged by the contractor with a water truck?
- If a water truck is required to charge the system, can Caltrans provide the nearest fill location?
- Is the contractor responsible for procuring a temporary water meter and paying usage fees or are those paid by Caltrans?
- What is the current watering schedule being used by the contractor currently maintaining the site?
- What were the approximate dates container plant installation took place on the project?

Inquiry submitted 02/14/2019

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 02/19/2019


Response #2:1) Bid in accordance with Contract Documents.
2-5) Bid in accordance with Section 20-2.14 of the Special Provisions
6) Bid it as you see it.

Response posted 02/20/2019




Inquiry #10: If the prime contractor meets the 8% DBE with a subcontractor for this project, is the prime contractor still required to complete the “DBE Good Faith Efforts Documentation
Inquiry submitted 02/15/2019

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 02/19/2019


Response #2:In accordance with Section 2-1.06A, "Bid Documents - General", and the Bid Book, the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Commitment form is required for all bids with DBE goal.
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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