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Inquiry #1: Since there is embankment and cuts shown in the typical cross sections, will the State provide please cross sections?
Inquiry submitted 01/16/2013

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 01/16/2013


Response #2:The cross sections have been posted on the website below.

http://www.dot.ca.gov/hq/esc/oe/project_ads_addenda/05/05-0Q5704/

Response posted 01/22/2013




Inquiry #2: On Sheet 12, the plans call for an area designated as "Bio-Strip". There is no information about this item. Can you please clarify what this area represents?
Inquiry submitted 01/22/2013

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 01/23/2013


Response #2:The material for the Biostrip is covered under Sheet 38 - Compost, Drillseed and Hydromulch.

Response posted 01/28/2013




Inquiry #3: There does not appear to be a trench paving detail for Item 44 which is a 24" RCP Pipe (DS 7d) which crosses the NB lanes. Will the trench repair be the same section as the existing road?
Inquiry submitted 01/23/2013

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 01/24/2013


Response #2:Reference Standard Specifications, Section 15, "EXISTING FACILITY".
Response posted 01/28/2013




Inquiry #4: what is the description of the Gate? (manual, pneumatic, width, etc.)?
Who will be supplying the Gate?
Is there a price that has been pre-negotiated?
Construction Detail C-4 shows, what looks like, a concrete cutout of 56'1", Barrier System's drawing BSI-1211015-AP shows a concrete cutout of 59'4". Does this matter?

Inquiry submitted 02/05/2013

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 02/05/2013


Response #2:Refer to Addendum 3 dated Feb. 8, 2013.
Response posted 02/05/2013




Inquiry #5: Barrier Systems does not sell direct. Statewide Traffic Safety & Signs is the sole California distributor and the product can be purchased for the price advertised from Statewide at 522 Lindon Lane, Nipomo, CA 93444
Inquiry submitted 02/05/2013

Response #1:Refer to Addendum No. 3 dated February 8, 2013.
Response posted 02/07/2013




Inquiry #6: Does an electrical conduit, directionally drilled under the freeway require a sleeve? If so what size is the sleeve to be compared to the conduit and what type of material is to be used for the sleeve? type 1 or type 3?
Inquiry submitted 02/06/2013

Response #1:No. There is no requirement for sleeves for electrical conduit in the contract documents.
Response posted 02/07/2013




Inquiry #7: It is our understanding that Caltrans Headquarters is going to make changes to the new Section 39 specification regarding binder content tolerances and HMA plant set point. Will these changes be incorporated into this project?
Inquiry submitted 02/07/2013

Response #1:Please bid per current contract documents.
Response posted 02/08/2013




Inquiry #8: Addendum #2 changed the bid date to 02-12-13, but the calendar and the listing both reflect a bid date of 02-06-13, can you please update. Thank you!
Inquiry submitted 02/08/2013

Response #1:Submitted for consideration.
Response posted 02/08/2013


Response #2:The website advertisement/calendar has been updated.
Response posted 02/08/2013






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.