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Centerville Road Bridge No. 425 2017-CB-078

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Date Asked: 01/09/2018 Date Answered: 01/09/2018
Poster: Anthony Mesiti Company: Cardi Corporation
Question:
WHAT TPYE AND SIZE CURBING IS REQUIRED OVER THE APPROACH SLABS. HOW IS IT PAID FOR?
Answer:
The curb on the approach slabs is 6 x 9 vertical face granite. It is attached to the bridge approach sidewalk and is included for payment in the Lump Sum Bridge Item 800.9901. A detail will be provided by addendum.
Date Asked: 01/08/2018 Date Answered: 01/09/2018
Poster: Anthony Mesiti Company: Cardi Corporation
Question:
Please clarify why there are two pay items for the unanchored barrier - 926.0121 and 926.9902.
Answer:
Item 926.0121 is for unanchored RI Standard 40.5.1 on the approaches. Item 926.9902 is for unanchored barrier on the bridge and shall comply with Job Specific Specification 926.
Date Asked: 01/05/2018 Date Answered: 01/09/2018
Poster: Anthony Mesiti Company: Cardi Corporation
Question:
Please disreagrd question regarding work at pier. Found detail on plans.
Answer:
Comment noted.
Date Asked: 01/05/2018 Date Answered: 01/09/2018
Poster: Anthony Mesiti Company: Cardi Corporation
Question:
The traffic control plans don't address the work that needs to be completed at the pier (jacking and shoring). The guardrail needs to be removed inorder to install the jacking and shoring. Please clarify if temporary barrier is needed.
Answer:
Question withdrawn; see question above.
Date Asked: 01/05/2018 Date Answered: 01/09/2018
Poster: Anthony Mesiti Company: Cardi Corporation
Question:
Sheet 8, Diaphragm Detail. How is this work paid for?
Answer:
The work is included for payment in the Lump Sum Bridge Item 800.9901.
Date Asked: 01/05/2018 Date Answered: 01/09/2018
Poster: Anthony Mesiti Company: Cardi Corporation
Question:
Sheet 8, note 5 states that 1 1/2" of asphalt shall removed from stages 1 and 2. How is this paid for?
Answer:
All work related to new pavement operations on the bridge deck and over the approach slabs is included for payment in the Lump Sum Bridge Item 800.9901.
Date Asked: 01/05/2018 Date Answered: 01/09/2018
Poster: Mike Sarrasin Company: John Rocchio Corporation
Question:
Sheet 18; Deck Placement Note 1 CONCRETE FOR EACH DECK SECTION AND CLOSURE POUR SHALL BE PLACED CONCURRENTLY FROM EAST AND WEST ABUTMENTS, PROCEEDING FROM EACH END TOWARDS THE PIER. Is it the intention that two finishing machines be used for each pour or can each stage be placed using one finishing machine starting at the abutment and working to the pier?
Answer:
Concurrent placement for the deck sections requires two finishing machines. Closure pours do not require finishing machines but shall be placed concurrently per Note 1.
Date Asked: 01/05/2018 Date Answered: 01/09/2018
Poster: Mike Sarrasin Company: John Rocchio Corporation
Question:
There is an existing 8" Gas Line on the south side of the bridge which is to be relocated to the north side. Is this work to be performed by National Grid separately of this Contract? Are the adjustable pipe roller supports provided by National Grid or by this Contract? Are the gas line casings provided by Nation Grid or by this Contract? Please clarify the work of National Grid and what, if any, costs are to be included in this contract. How much time will National Grid require to complete the relocation?
Answer:
This will be addressed in a future addendum.
Date Asked: 01/05/2018 Date Answered: 01/09/2018
Poster: Anthony Mesiti Company: Cardi Corporation
Question:
Please clarify how the HMA pavement over the approach slabs is paid for.
Answer:
Payment for pavement structure over the approach slabs is included in the Lump Sum Bridge Item 800.9901.
Date Asked: 01/05/2018 Date Answered: 01/09/2018
Poster: Anthony Mesiti Company: Cardi Corporation
Question:
Please clarify if the bridge approach sidewalk is paid under item 800.9901 or item 905.0110.
Answer:
The bridge approach sidewalk is paid under the Lump Sum Bridge Item 800.9901.
Date Asked: 01/03/2018 Date Answered: 01/05/2018
Poster: Anthony Mesiti Company: Cardi Corporation
Question:
PLEASE CONFIRM THAT THERE ARE NO EXISTING SHEAR STUDS ON THE EXISTING STEEL BEAMS.
Answer:
The existing plans do not indicate the presence of shear connectors on the existing steel beams.
Date Asked: 01/03/2018 Date Answered: 01/09/2018
Poster: Anthony Mesiti Company: Cardi Corporation
Question:
ARE STAY-IN-PLACE FORMS ALLOWED ON THIS PROJECT.
Answer:
SIP forms will be allowed for this project subject to RIDOT approval of applicable shop drawings.
Date Asked: 01/02/2018 Date Answered: 01/03/2018
Poster: Susan Cullen Company: J.H. Lynch & Sons, Inc.
Question:
Quest Lite Bid File not on our disk either. Please advise.
Answer:
Once the First Addendum is issued the Quest Lite Bid file will be able to be downloaded from Purchasing's web site.
Date Asked: 01/02/2018 Date Answered: 01/03/2018
Poster: Anthony Mesiti Company: Cardi Corporation
Question:
The bid disk does not contain the quest lite bid file.
Answer:
Once the First Addendum is issued the Quest Lite Bid file will be able to be downloaded from Purchasing's web site.