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Q1) Loc. 1 (PM 90.24 Tehachapi) is located close to the existing brown controller. Correct?
A1) Correct. Location 1 (PM 90.24) is located behind metal beam guard rail.
Q2) Loc. 7 (PM 118.16 Bishop) appears to be in the sidewalk, close to Winuba St.(see photo) Correct? If that is the case, may I cut a 3’ X 3’ square, or would I need to replace an entire panel? The Specials don’t address any concrete work. If this location is correct, it is in a 35mph zone. That being the case, may I presume a crash truck will not be needed?
A2)NotCorrect. Location 7 (PM 118.16) isnotin the sidewalk. Removal of a small square of existing sidewalk will be allowed for installation of sign. Temporary Traffic Control per section 12 of the contract.
Q3) Are the State Furnished posts located in Bishop? Plans only say furnished.
A3) Expect State Furnished posts to be located in Bishop.