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Q1) There is a bid item number 5, “Temporary Railing (Type K), with an estimated quantity of 140 LF, however, there is nothing in the plans addressing this item.
A1) Refer to Addendum No. 3 dated October 25, 2017. 25Oct17
Q2) There is a bid item number 15 “ Prepare And Paint Concrete, with an estimated quantity of 1740 SQFT. Again, we cannot find what gets painted.
A2) Refer to Section 78 INCIDENTAL CONSTRUCTION of the project special provisions. 25Oct17