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Design-Build Louisquisset Pike Bridges 2018-DB-009

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Date Asked: 07/05/2018
Poster: Kevin Hubbard Company: MIG Corporation
Question:
The Typical Highway Sections show new curb for all of Rt. 146 and a note that says "See plan for limits" for Rt. 116. The general Plans show RHH in some of the same areas. Is it the intent of the BTC that all of the curb within the limits of work gets replaced with new granite curb?
Date Asked: 06/27/2018
Poster: Kevin Hubbard Company: MIG Corporation
Question:
The General Plans call for replacing the existing Steel Thrie Beam Guardrail Double Face with RI Standard 34.2.2 Steel Beam Guardrail Double Faced Assembly. Please confirm.
Date Asked: 06/07/2018
Poster: Kevin Hubbard Company: MIG Corporation
Question:
Sheet 10 of the BTC Plans details a minimum vertical clearance of 16’-2” at the new sidewalk. Page 10 of Part B of the RFP states that the minimum vertical clearance shall be no less than 15’-10” to match the vertical clearance of the adjacent ramp bridge. Sheet B6 of the plans for the adjacent ramp bridge indicates that bridge was designed for a minimum vertical clearance of 15’-0” at its sidewalk. Currently the posted clearance is 14-6”. Please clarify what the minimum vertical clearance requirement is to be at the new sidewalk.
Date Asked: 06/05/2018
Poster: Patricia Teeter Company: Pare Corporation
Question:
Since the due date was extended per addendum #1, will the question deadline be extended? Or will it remain June 6 @ Noon?
Date Asked: 06/04/2018
Poster: Steven Morin Company: CARDI CORPORATION
Question:
Part B, section 2.4.1 requires that concrete protective sealer be provided on the entire exposed surface area of the completed abutments, piers and wingwalls. Is this correct, or should this be changed to the limits in note 12, drawing A3 of the RIDOT Bridge Design Standards?
Date Asked: 05/24/2018
Poster: Steven Morin Company: CARDI CORPORATION
Question:
RFP Part A section 2.3 Project Milestone Schedule lists several dates, four of which are shown as estimated dates. Please confirm that the D-B proposals should be submitted considering the dates listed in the RFP and if the NTP is delayed, then, if necessary, a time extension will be granted for the substantial and project completion dates. Keep in mind that, per section 2.3, early completion dates identified in the proposals are to be deemed by RIDOT as the contractual completion dates.
Date Asked: 05/24/2018
Poster: Steven Morin Company: CARDI CORPORATION
Question:
New addendum 1 proposal submission date is not reflected in the dates in section 2.3 of Part A of the RFP. Please update the milestone schedule accordingly.
Date Asked: 05/21/2018
Poster: Anthony Mesiti Company: Cardi Corporation
Question:
Since the project was put on hold, will the project be postponed?
Date Asked: 04/09/2018 Date Answered: 04/16/2018
Poster: Robert Nies Company: J.F. White Contracting Company
Question:
Part B: Project Technical Requirements, Section 2.11.1 specifies that the design speed for the TTP Plans shall be a minimum of 55 mph for Route 146, however, the TTC Plans show the taper design speeds of 40 mph and 45 mph. Please clarify the design speed for the TTC Plans.
Answer:
The required speed will be 55MPH unless noted on the BTC drawings.
Date Asked: 04/09/2018 Date Answered: 04/18/2018
Poster: Robert Nies Company: J.F. White Contracting Company
Question:
Sign & Pavement Marking Plan No. 2, Station 311+00+/- RT shows the callout “SSR” for two OH Signs, however, it appears that one location is in the vicinity of the proposed Gantry pole. Please confirm if this is an OH sign or Gantry. Also, please clarify if the gantry system conflicts with the temporary Route 146 NB roadway alignment.
Answer:
The OH sign marked SSR within the hatching of the proposed tolling gantry location(approx. station 311+00) is incorrect. The other OH sign at approx. station 310+40 is correct. Sign near gantry will be removed.
Date Asked: 03/29/2018 Date Answered: 04/02/2018
Poster: Steven Morin Company: CARDI CORPORATION
Question:
Part A section 2.1, QC Services - please confirm who is responsible for off-site structural steel fabrication inspection.
Answer:
RIDOT will have an independent QC at the plant in addition to the plant's own QC program.