California Department of Transportation

Contract 09-330704 (09A0337)

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.

Q) In lieu of open cut construction of storm drain placement can trenchless teeing be applied to install the HDPE directly parallel to the exsisting drainage pipe. After the HDPE is installed is installed the exsisting line will be filled with flowable fill concrete.

A) The project shall be bid per the contract documents. Upon Approval of the contract, the contractor may propose an alternate form of construction in accordance with Section 5-1.14 Cost Reduction Incentive of the Standard Specifications. This is no guarantee that the State will incorporate the Cost Reduction Incentive as proposed by the Contractor.