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Q1) Where can we get copies of the cross sections?
A1) Copies of cross sections can be purchased from Stockton Blue Reprographics, Phone (209) 464-8724.
Q2) Item 27, Roadway Excavation, is for 1580 M3, Plan sheet quantities list 2232 M3 Exacavation, and 375 M3 Embankment. Need clarification on actual bid quantities.
A2) Please refer to Summary of Quantities Q-1 (Sheet 30 of the plans), as revised by Addendum No.1, dated October 28, 2009.
Q3) The Culvert to be removed for Item 20, is not shown on the Drainage Quantities on Sheet 17. Where is the culvert that is to be removed, what size is it, etc?
A3) Please refer to Drainage Plans D-1 and D-2, and Drainage Quantities DQ-1 (Sheets 11, 12, and 17 of the plans), as revised by Addendum No.1, dated October 28, 2009.