California Department of Transportation

Contract 05-0Q4604(05A1335)

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) Is there retention on the construction portion of this project beyond 30 days.

A1) Please refer to the following section found in the Amendments: 9-1.07F Retentions - The Department does not retain moneys from progress payments due to the Contractor for work performed (Pub Cont Code 7202). Retentions may be required elsewhere in the contract for nonperformance or non conformance to contractural requirements.

Q1) Is there retention on the maintenance portion of the contract

A1) See A1 above.