California Department of Transportation
 

Contract 05-0P6504

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Q1) The special provisions 10-2 Highway Planting seem to be for a different project. Please provide special provision pertinent to this project for Item 23.

A1) Please refer to Addendum No. 2 dated March 26, 2010. 1Apr10


Q2) Please depict reference to bid item 30 (Data Core) in the plans or specifications.

A2) Please refer to Addendum No. 2 dated March 26, 2010. 29Mar10


Q3) Bid item 37 Bar reinforcing steel (Retaining Wall) Does the estimated quantity also include bar reinforcing steel for the barrier slab? If not, does the barrier slab bar reinforcing steel pay in bid item 35?

A3) No, Bid item #37, Bar Reinforcing Steel (Retaining Wall), does not include bar reinforcing steel for the barrier slab.Yes, Bid item #35, Structural Concrete, Barrier Slab, does include payment for bar reinforcing steel for the barrier slab. Reference the last paragraph in Section 10-1.33, "Structure Barrier Slabs," on page 83 of the special provisions and third paragraph in Section 51-1.23, "Payment," of the Standard Specifications. 25Mar10


Q4)Irrigation System Cost Break-Down (specification page 99) appears to be from CDOT contract 02-4C5804. There is no irrigation plan sheet. The question is: Are the Sequoia seperviren trees to be irrigated?

A4) No. 1Apr10


Q5) Specification pages for irrigation work on this project beginning on page 97 doesn't seem to correspond to the scope of highway planting shown on plan sheet 20, EC-1.

A5) Please refer to Addendum No. 2 dated March 26, 2010. 1Apr10


Q6) Please advise what data core is and provide specifications; there is no spec on this item.

A6) Please refer to Addendum No. 2 dated March 26, 2010. 2Apr10


Q7)Plan sheet 4 OF 45 Calls out for (TRANS RAILING TYPE WB) (W6X15 STEEL POST).This is not a commercially available product. Will a Trans railing type WB-Wood posts and blocks per standard plan A77J4 be allowed as a substitution? .

A7)Bid in accordance with the current contract documents. 2Apr10


Q8) Plan sheet 4 of 45 calls for MBGR (W6X15 STEEL POST).Is this the correct post size required? The standard steel post size for MBGR per standard plan A77A2 is W6X9.

A8) Bid in accordance with the current contract documents. 2Apr10


Q9) THE ENGINEER IS SPECIFYING STEEL POSTS, W6X15, for TYPE WB TRANSITION RAILING. PLEASE PROVIDE DETAILS REVISING THE STANDARD DRAWING A77J4 from WOOD POSTS TO STEEL, ACCOUNTING FOR DIMENSIONING AT THE BARRIER CONNECTION.

A9)Bid in accordance with the current documents. 2Apr10