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Inquiry #1: Will as-builts plan for Bridge #50-0345L be made available to us for the bidding process? if so when can we obtain these plans?
Inquiry submitted 10/05/2012

Response #1:5-1.08 "SUPPLEMENTAL PROJECT INFORMATION" (page 16) of the Special Provisions states: "Available as specified in the Standard Specifications."

Section 2-1.03B, "Supplemental Project Information," (page 12 of 290) paragraphs 7 and 8 of the Amendments to the Standard Specifications dated May 2006. "If bridge as-built drawings are available: 1. For a project in District 1 through 6 or 10, you may request them from the Office of Structure Maintenance and (916)227-8357 per the Special Provisions..."

As-built drawings may not show existing dimensions and conditions. Where new construction dimensions are dependent on existing bridge dimensions, verify the field dimensions and adjust dimensions of the work to fit existing conditions.
Response posted 10/05/2012

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.