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Q1) Where can we purchase X-sections?
A1) The Cross Sections are available at Airport Blueprint for purchase. They are located at 4854 N. Blackstone Ave., Fresno, CA.
Q2) Since work cannot start until after June 15, 2009, why is the State putting this project out to bid at this time? Since fuel, oil, steel and concrete pricing are so volatile it seems that a bid date closer to the actual start date might better serve all parties involved.
A2) bid in accordance with the contract plans and specs.
Q3) We would like to know if the budget amount for this contract is locked in? If there will be any problems in the near future in obtaining funds for this project? Please email me or call me (559)651-4804 ASAP!
A3) As long as the bids come in within the funding allocation for the project, there should not be any problems making all payments to the Contract in a timely manner.