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) How do I obtain a bid book for this contract? Do I have to download it from your website or can I order it?
A1) This contract is electronically advertised only. We are not accepting orders for bid documents. To get a bid book, log in at the following web page: http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/esc/oe/connect/. Once you establish a login, you may download the bid book. .
Q2) Since this is an electronically advertised contract, how do I submit my bid to Caltrans? Do I provide my own envelope?
A2) Please submit your bid in a sealed envelope. The envelope must be clearly labeled with your firm's name, the contract number and the bid opening date. Caltans will have envelopes available at our Plans Counter (1120 N Street, Sacramento, CA 95814,) on the bid opening date.