California Department of Transportation

Contract 06-0H3904

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Q1) No existing plants are designated on the plans. However, the project limits cover 11.7 miles of existing highway planting(s). It can be assumed that it is not the intend to maintain the 11.7 miles of highway planting(s). Please designate areas to be maintained.

A1) The Contractor must limit any plant removal within the Clear & Grubbing zone specified in the plans. Existing plants must not be damaged in any other areas.