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Inquiry #1: There are no DBE forms included in the bid book for 04-4S0204 Hwy 29 in Calistoga. Will these be sent out as an addendum?
Inquiry submitted 09/12/2012

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 09/12/2012

Response #2:See Addendum 1.
Response posted 09/28/2012

Inquiry #2: Are cross sections available for this project?
Inquiry submitted 09/19/2012

Response #1:Download the Cross Sections below:

Cross Sections CL1 (zipped pdf, 3.3 MB,

Cross Sections W1&W2 (zipped pdf, 6.2 MB,$.zip)

Cross Sections in Microstation (zipped dgn, 1.7 MB,
Response posted 09/20/2012

Inquiry #3: There is a temporary traffic signal to be installed on this project. However, that does not completely negate the need for traffic control during construction. Did Caltrans intend to eliminate a Traffic Control item for this project? We will still need to provide traffic control when doing the following operations:

Set & remove K Rail
Exc & lay culverts across roadway
Off haul of all excavated dirt
Overlay roadway at end of project
Striping of final paved roadway

For these reasons, we would like to see a Traffic Control item on this project.

Inquiry submitted 09/21/2012

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 09/24/2012

Response #2:Traffic control is not needed as it is already covered and fully compensated under special provisions, Section 10-1.20, "Traffic Control System for Lane Closure".
Response posted 09/25/2012

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.