California Department of Transportation

Contract 05-0L2304

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Q1) For bid item 11, will trailer mounted temp. signals be allowed for this project?

A1) No it will not be allowed.

Q2) In regards to recent news media reports on California's financial situatation; Question, in the event the State of California does utilize payment vouchers to all vendors, will this include all contracts with CALTRANS pending award, in bidding process, and awarded contracts?

A2) Please bid per contract document.

Q3) Are there cross sections avaiable for this project? And if so, can you provide information to order a set?

A3) Cross sections are available at Coastal Reprographic Services 805-543-5247.

Q4) Is the Basic Hourly Rate for the Operating Engineers under Area 1b or 2c?

A4) Under area 1b.

Q5) Is the portable signal system made by North America Traffic (R C Flagman) Model # PTL 2.4 and acceptable substitute for the hardwired system. The system is already solar powered and will operate round the clock unattended. It will also operate 17 consecutive days without sunlite.

A5) No, it is not an acceptable substitute.