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Q1) Plan Sheet L-3 & L-4 show a 2" conduit that crosses hwy 166 is this conduit already in place?
A1) The Contractor is to install the 2" conduit along with a pull tape.
Q2) The special provisions section 6 states that the contractor is to pickup the controller cabinets located at the Cambria Maintenance Station ,Will the contractor be required to have a forklift onsite or will the state load these onto the contractors trailer?
A2) State personnel or equipment will not be available to load the cabinets.
Q3) Can the cabinets be painted at the maintenance yard?
A3) Space will not be available in the maintenance yard to paint the cabinets.