California Department of Transportation

Contract 05-0M14U4

The responses to bidder's inquiries, unless incorporated into a formal addendem to the contract, are not a part of the contract and are provided for the bidder's convenience only. In some instances, the question and answer may represent a summary of the matters discussed rather than a word-for-word recitation. The availability or use of information provided in the responses to bidder's inquiries is not to be construed in any way as a waiver of the provisions of Section 2-1.03 of the Standard Specifications or any other provision of the contract, the plans, Standard Specifications or Special Provisions, nor to excuse the contractor from full compliance with those contract requirements. Bidders are cautioned that subsequent responses or contract addenda may affect or vary a response previously given.

Q1) Are there earthwork cross sections available?

A1) The cross sections are available to order at Coastal Reprographic Services 805-543-5247.

Q2) Given the information on the Plans, I cannot determine the width between K-Rails in the median of Rte 101 at the Cathedral Oaks Road OC. Please provide the K-Rail offsets to the "Q1" line.

A2) The approximate location of the temporary railing (Type K) can be determined by scaling from the "Q-1 Line" as shown on the traffic handling plan (Sheet No. 106) for bidding purposes. Station and offsets can be provided after contract approval.

Q3) Can the contractor choose an antistrip method based on the plasticity index of the aggregate?

A3) No. Treat aggregate for Type A with lime slurry.

Q4) The revised bid item list, Page 8, (per Addendum 1) does not have a column for the Item Total. Please revise.

A4) Please refer to Addendum #2, Dated November 12, 2009.

Q5) Please provide details to define Type 60 E Modified Barrier, Item 117. Note that Plan Sheet 27, C-6 lacks information.

A5) Reference Standard Plans detail A76C Page 31.

Q6) Please provide details of Type 60, Type 60E Modified Barrier, Pavement cross sections, Traffic Handling/ Temporary KRail and Stage Construction Plans for construction of remoal/replacement of barrier and other work, Sta 168+85 to 172+00 on Q1 line.

A6) Please see answer to inquiry 2 and Traffic Handling Plans pages 106 and 107.