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Inquiry #1: on sheet pdq-1 under location 1 pavement marking quantities, two entries refer to painted island with an approximate total square footage of 4391 sf. There does not appear to be an existing painted island and no detail is provided for the painted island. Please provide a detail for the painted island striping.

The item above is referred to a "painted" island striping on the plans but is shown in the thermoplastic quantities. Is the specified material paint or thermoplastic?

Inquiry submitted 02/28/2013

Response #1:3/1/13: Your inquiry has been received and is being reviewed. Thank you for your patience.
Response posted 03/01/2013

Response #2:3/5/13: The locations in question, identified under "Remarks" as "Painted Island" are existing delineated islands at PM R26.22 and PM R26.40 as shown on PDQ-1. The layout of each delineated island can be confirmed with a field review per Section 2-1.30 Job Site and Document Examination of the Standard Specifications. The locations are to be replaced as "thermoplastic pavement marking" as shown in the table on PDQ-1. Please bid per the contract documents.
Response posted 03/05/2013

Response #3:I 3/5/13: In addition, please refer to Section 10-1.02 work Sequencing of the 2010 Revised Standard Specifications, dated January 18, 2013.
Response posted 03/05/2013

The information provided in the responses to bidder inquiries is not a waiver of Section 2-1.03, “Examination of Plans, Specifications, Contract, and Site of Work,” of the Standard Specifications or any other provision of the contract, nor to excuse the contractor from full compliance with the contract. Bidders are cautioned that subsequent responses or contract addenda may change a previous response.