California Department of Transportation

Contract 05-402824

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) We are B license, can we bid on the project "Landscaping" Hwy 101 / 41 intersection Atascadero CA as prime. Project requires A license and or c-27, our subs have both license, can we qualify for the license requirements through our subs?

A1) No. Caltran's projects are advertised under California Business and Professions code which require a "prime" Contractor to be legally responsible for the project under California Business and Professions Code. Legal responsibilities include the correct license is "held" in good standing by the bidder (prime). 27Sep11.

Q2)On plan sheets 14 and 15 there is a table and a call out for a specific brand (Calsense) and model of irrigation controller and type of cabinet. The model number is incorrect, please clarify?

A2) Reference Special Provision, Section 10-2.05, Irrigation system, page 71 shows the correct model number. 3Oct11.