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Bridge Group 12A - Sandy Bottom 2019-CB-077

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Date Asked: 08/15/2019
Poster: Craig Smith Company: ReSteel Supply Co Inc New England
Question:
Note 5 on sheet #42 (deck plan drawing) states, "all transverse deck reinforcement to be placed perpendicular to the beams". The transverse reinforcement is clearly shown on the deck plan to be placed parallel to the skew of the deck. Which is correct; parallel to the skew as shown OR perpendicular to the beams? Please and thank you.
Date Asked: 08/14/2019
Poster: Michelle Ingram Company: Liddell Brothers, Inc.
Question:
Regarding Item Code 926.0200 - Anchored Barrier For Temporary Traffic Control - Can TL-3 MASH approved, Temporary Steel Barrier, be used if it meets the deflection requirements? Regarding the deflection requirements for this item, what is the minimum deflection requirement for this particular application?
Date Asked: 08/14/2019
Poster: Lee Taylor Company: D'Ambra Const. Co., Inc.
Question:
Verizon utility work time was added for 45 weeks phase 1 and 21 weeks phase 2. Will the phase 1 temporary relocation work commence as advance utility work before the actual start of this project, or must the G.C. wait 45 weeks before bridge demolition can start?
Date Asked: 08/14/2019
Poster: Lee Taylor Company: D'Ambra Const. Co., Inc.
Question:
Addendum #1 did not clarify the change of completion time from Spring 2021 to 6/21/2023 as described on page 7 of 16 of the Transportation Management Plan.
Date Asked: 08/14/2019
Poster: Joe Colapietro Company: Cardi Corporation
Question:
What is on top of the concrete deck in the existing bridge structure? The existing plans only call out the top of the concrete deck, but do not specify what is placed above that. Please clarify.
Date Asked: 08/05/2019 Date Answered: 08/13/2019
Poster: Lee Taylor Company: D'Ambra Const. Co., Inc.
Question:
Page 7 of 16 of the TMP states it is anticipated that work will begin in the Fall of 2019 and be completed by Spring 2021. Given completion date for the project is June 21, 2023. Please clarify.
Answer:
The completion date is June 21, 2023. An addendum will be included.
Date Asked: 08/02/2019 Date Answered: 08/13/2019
Poster: Derek Canestrari Company: John Rocchio Corporation
Question:
Sheet 8 calls out to "Remove and Dispose Telephone Conduits" please advise as whether this should be a bid item or part of another item.
Answer:
Removal of the existing telephone conduits are included in bid item 201.0617 Disposal of Existing Conduits. Two new bid items will be added to the proposal for the placement of the new underground conduits between Verizon’s stubs and for the bridge supported telephone conduits. This will be included in an addendum.
Date Asked: 07/31/2019 Date Answered: 08/05/2019
Poster: Joe Colapietro Company: Cardi Corporation
Question:
Is it the intention to drive the Indicator Piles to the required length, and then order the piles for that area based off of the indicator pile?
Answer:
The Contractor has the option of ordering the piles before or after driving the indicator piles as long as the substantial completion date is met.
Date Asked: 07/31/2019 Date Answered: 08/05/2019
Poster: Joe Colapietro Company: Cardi Corporation
Question:
Item 804.9916 H-Section Pile - Furnished - States that the contractor will be paid based on the calculated axial length from the pile tip to cut off. Isn't the intention of this item to pay the full length of delivered piles, based on the approved order list submitted?
Answer:
No, the intent is to pay for the pile length from actual pile tip to cut-off elevations, accepted by the Engineer.
Date Asked: 07/31/2019 Date Answered: 08/05/2019
Poster: Joe Colapietro Company: Cardi Corporation
Question:
Please Review Quantities for H Section Piles Furnished and Driven. Both Seem to be high according to plan elevations.
Answer:
The quantity listed in the proposal includes approximately 15% additional pile footage to account for encounter with obstructions and unforeseen circumstances.
Date Asked: 07/31/2019 Date Answered: 08/05/2019
Poster: Joe Colapietro Company: Cardi Corporation
Question:
Item 805.99 Permanent Sheet Piling has obstructions as incidental to the lump sum. This is normally a separate item, as we cannot know if/how many obstructions may be encountered in the field.
Answer:
Obstructions encountered during the installation of the permanent sheet piling shall be considered incidental to this work and will not be paid for separately.
Date Asked: 07/31/2019 Date Answered: 08/05/2019
Poster: Joe Colapietro Company: Cardi Corporation
Question:
Item 804.9917 H-Section Pile - Driven states that obstructions to pile driving shall be incidental to the item. How can we know how many or if any obstructions will be encountered? Normally this is paid separately.
Answer:
Obstructions encountered during the installation of H-piles shall be considered incidental to this work and will not be paid for separately.
Date Asked: 07/31/2019 Date Answered: 08/02/2019
Poster: Susan Cullen Company: J.H. Lynch & Sons, Inc.
Question:
There is a discrepancy in the waterproofing membrane called out in the plans. Sheet 26 includes a note for Heat Applied Prefabricated Membrane, while Sheet 46 calls for cold spray applied membrane. Please clarify which material is desired.
Answer:
Waterproofing membrane shall be Heat Applied Prefabricated Membrane. Sheet 46 will be revised with Addendum No.1
Date Asked: 07/30/2019 Date Answered: 08/02/2019
Poster: Joe Colapietro Company: Cardi Corporation
Question:
Item 800.9901 Sandy Bottom Road Bridge No 257 Has "Various Fill Materials" excluded from the lump sum. Can you please clarify what fill materials are included in the lump sum, or if ALL fill materials should be excluded from the bridge lump sum.
Answer:
Various fill items associated with the roadway and utility construction listed in the proposal will not be included in the bridge lump sum item…… Fill items associated with the bridge construction including but not limited to crushed stone under structures, pervious fill etc., are included in the bridge lump sum item.