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Blackstone River Bikeway Repairs 2019-CH-031

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Date Asked: 08/26/2019 Date Answered: 08/27/2019
Poster: Matthew Jesus Company: Cardi Corp.
Question:
What is Item # 027 flat tooth grinding at match lines? are there any suggested model numbers or manufactures for the specified equipment?
Answer:
This item uses flat tooth technology. Please see job specific specification. The Model is called the Flatliner. Itís a skid steer attachment manufactured by Keystone Engineering. Their number is 317-271-6192 and the local representative is Andrea Latham. An acceptable substitute is diamond grinding.
Date Asked: 08/22/2019 Date Answered: 08/27/2019
Poster: Matthew Jesus Company: Cardi Corp.
Question:
In the tree root pruning areas, the DOT Standard Specs states that the cut made by the specified machinery shall be 15 to 18 inches deep. this depth will cause us to hit the Geotextile fabric and crushed stone base system located under portions of Segment 6 of the bikeway. please advise
Answer:
Within Volume 2 of the plans, there are specific areas where the mechanical root pruning cannot exceed 15 inches. The known locations where this needs to occur are noted on the plans.
Date Asked: 08/22/2019 Date Answered: 08/23/2019
Poster: Matthew Jesus Company: Cardi Corp.
Question:
CS-2 states that all hot mix asphalt shall be paver placed. will the hot mix asphalt in the small QTY areas also be required to be paver placed? some of these areas are as little as 5 SY. please advise.
Answer:
The smaller quantities will be revised so that all the hot mix asphalt can be paver placed. This will be addressed by Addendum.
Date Asked: 08/22/2019 Date Answered: 08/23/2019
Poster: Matthew Jesus Company: Cardi Corp.
Question:
Typical Sections and Details No. 1 sheet 5 of 9, shows the class 9.5 HMA being placed in two lifts (2" and 2"). Sheet CS-2 calls out that no areas are to be left without pavement by the end of the work day. Will the full depth 4" of 9.5 HMA have to be placed by the end of each work day, or can the first 2" lift "binder course" be left at end of day.
Answer:
The full depth of pavement is required to be placed by the end of the work day. Language in the CS Pages will be modified by Addendum.
Date Asked: 08/16/2019 Date Answered: 08/16/2019
Poster: Lee Taylor Company: D'Ambra Const. Co., Inc.
Question:
Quest does not call for minimum bid pricing at 212.2100 and 937.0200. Is this correct?
Answer:
Minimum bid prices will be added via Addendum.
Date Asked: 08/16/2019 Date Answered: 08/16/2019
Poster: Anthony Mesiti Company: Cardi Corporation
Question:
The plans state to refer to RIC 2000-CH-045 for stations. Please provide the plans that show the stationing.
Answer:
The plans for RIC 2000-CH-045 (Blackstone River Bikeway Segment 6) are in Volume 2. After the index page, it's pages 33-58.