California Department of Transportation

Contract 09-334304

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Q) Does that mean that this job cannot begin until after May 1, 2007? Installing guardrail, and especially the backfilled guardrailing will cause a certain amount of ground suface disturbance. Thank you

A) Under the Sub Heading "Winter Shutdown" on Special Provision Page Number 130, the granting of a variance by the RWQCB Executive Officer will not be required for this project. Therefore, construction work can continue past October 15.