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Inquiry 1.) Would you please be so kind to provide any information regarding the tree removal portion?
Response 1.) Roadside Clearing bid item includes any tree removal for this project. Bid per current contract documents.
Inquiry 2.) Would you happen to have quantity of trees to be removed, tree list, DBH or type?
Response 2.) Approximate number of trees are included in the plan sheet Q-1.
Inquiry 3.) The bid sheet does not have any units or quantities in it for bid item No. 12 Maintain Existing Traffic Management Elements During Construction. Will you be updating the bid item list prior to the bid submittal?
Response 3.) Refer to Addendum dated December 31, 2019. Addendum was actually posted January 7, 2020 and bid opening was extended to January 16, 2020.
Inquiry 4.) Is a C-27 or C61/D49 Tree Service license accepted to bid on this project?
Response 4.) Refer to Notice to Bidders and Standard Specification 3.1.06. If C-27 or C61/D49 are applicable for the work, the licensed contractor may bid on this project.
Inquiry 5.) Please confirm that the combination of C61/D49, C21, C27, and C31 sufficiently fulfill the requirement for “an applicable Class C License”.
Response 5.) Per Notice to Bidders and Standard Specification 3.1.06, the listed licenses are applicable Class C Licenses.
Inquiry 6.) Please specify whether or not the tree removal for this project is intended to include the grinding of the stumps.
Response 6.) Yes, per Section 20-1.03C Roadside Clearing of the Standard Specifications.