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Bridge Group 45C_H Cottrell Bridge 2021-CB-021

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Date Asked: 07/24/2021
Poster: Jason LaForge Company: New England Building & Bridge
Question:
On sheet 7/29, there is a note that states all concrete is to be Class HP 3/4 - 5000 psi, however there are several bid items that indicate Class XX concrete for some bridge components. Please clarify which classes of concrete are required.
Date Asked: 07/23/2021 Date Answered: 07/23/2021
Poster: Dan Kelley Company: Aetna Bridge Company
Question:
Is a full width cast-in-place deck an acceptable alternative to installing the PBU's with closure pours?
Answer:
Consideration of replacing the PBU’s with a cast in place deck will be subject to review and approval of a Value Engineering Proposal submitted by the Contractor. A Special Provision for a “Value Engineering Change Proposal” will be added by Addendum.
Date Asked: 07/23/2021 Date Answered: 07/23/2021
Poster: Dan Kelley Company: Aetna Bridge Company
Question:
Will RIDOT allow the deck portion of PBU's to be cast by the contractor either on site or at a nearby location rather than at a precast plant?
Answer:
Special Provision Code 809.99 “Precast Concrete” will be modified by Addendum to waive the precast plant requirement for the deck.
Date Asked: 07/22/2021 Date Answered: 07/22/2021
Poster: Anthony Mesiti Company: Cardi Corporation
Question:
Can the micro piles be installed prior to road closure with lane closures?
Answer:
Yes, per the contract documents.