California Department of Transportation

Contract 09-356405(09A0542)

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Q1) Need to know Headwall and Wingwall lengths for each site as wingwalls require additional post and angle bracing.

A1) Refer to Section 2-1.03 Examinations of Plans, Specifications, Contract and Site of Work.

Q2) Will the Cable Rail Posts on the Wingwalls need to be longer in order to mount 3" down from the top of the wall on the lower upper edge of the mounting plate?

A2) Wingwall post to follow detail section A-A on plan sheet RSP B11-47.

Q3) After fabrication, are the mounting plates and the poles galvanize dipped?

A3) See section 75-1.05 Galvanizing of the Standard Specifications.

Q4) How many of the locations are box culverts and do they have wingwalls?

A4) See response to Q1.

Q5) What locations require Traffic Control and what type, Lane Closure, Shoulder Closure, Two Lane Highway with Flaggers, etc.?

A5) To be determined by bidder to follow the condition warranted.

Q6) Both Projects need Concrete Washouts but I did not see any Concrete required on the projects.

A6) See plan sheet RSP B11-47 for detail work involving concrete.

Q7) Are separate "Beginning of Work" Notices for each location going to be required?

A7) Yes.

Q8) Are the start dates flexible for the two projects?

A8) Start dates are mutually agreed upon between the State and Contractor.