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02/17/2015 10:54 AMPROJECT QUESTION: The sheet pile AZ 36-700 specified for Wall 6 is a foreign-made product. Was this the intent?Johnston, Judith L
02/17/2015 10:53 AMPROJECT QUESTION: Will the traffic control supervisor be required to be on site at all times or just during lane closures, traffic switches, etc.?Johnston, Judith L
02/17/2015 10:07 AMPROJECT QUESTION: In terms of signal equipment, please clarify what the county is providing and what the contractor will provide for this project.Johnston, Judith L
02/17/2015 8:54 AMPROJECT QUESTION: The soil spec calls for a pH of 6.0 to 7.1. Please clarify if this is accurate since MN sand has a pH of 8.1 to 8.5 and hitting the specified pH range is difficult.Johnston, Judith L
02/17/2015 8:52 AMPROJECT QUESTION: Are the modular walls design build or must they be prefabricated modular block walls?Johnston, Judith L
02/17/2015 8:51 AMPROJECT QUESTION: Are the prefabricated modular block walls required to have a concrete leveling pad? The special provisions show concrete. Bidders are saying this may not be true because it is not a state project.Johnston, Judith L
02/13/2015 9:24 AMPROJECT QUESTION: Are inspection reports available for the existing box culvert being replaced?Johnston, Judith L
02/13/2015 9:23 AMPROJECT QUESTION: What are deliverable requirements for as-builts, GIS locating for signal fiber optic cable?Johnston, Judith L
02/13/2015 9:22 AMPROJECT QUESTION: What is the depth of the city sanitary sewer manholes being sealed included in the item 2506.602, or the average depth across the system?Johnston, Judith L
02/13/2015 9:21 AMPROJECT QUESTION: Is there average flow information for the Met Council interceptor crossing CSAH 101? Would like this information in order to include a temporary bypass during construction.Johnston, Judith L
02/12/2015 3:52 PMPROJECT QUESTION: How long will the project take in terms of time?Johnston, Judith L
02/12/2015 3:51 PMPROJECT QUESTION: What is the basis of payment for bid item grout catch basin or manhole 4 EA is this item for the inverts?Johnston, Judith L
02/11/2015 3:35 PMPROJECT QUESTION: Can you advise the length of this project?Johnston, Judith L
02/11/2015 3:34 PMPROJECT QUESTION: I see in SS-5.9 where it clarified that we are to provide the fiber cable however I am not finding where it tells me how to handle the splicing of the fiber in the pull vault located at CSAH 101 and Hanus Rd.Johnston, Judith L
02/11/2015 3:33 PMPROJECT QUESTION: The signal specifications page 30-SS references pay item Revise Signal System A, can you clarify what the installation requirements are for this item and where the work is shown in the drawings?Johnston, Judith L
02/11/2015 3:31 PMPROJECT QUESTION: Can you clarify what the installation requirements are and where the work is shown in the drawings for the Temporary Signal System A pay item?Johnston, Judith L
02/11/2015 3:30 PMPROJECT QUESTION: After splicing in the 6 strand pigtail are the balance of the 144 strands of fiber to be spliced to each other in the pull vault located at CSAH 101 and Hanus Rd? Reference drawing 450.Johnston, Judith L
02/11/2015 3:29 PMPROJECT QUESTION: Is the county providing the 144 strand single-mode fiber optic cable for the traffic signal interconnect?Johnston, Judith L
02/11/2015 3:28 PMPROJECT MESSAGE: Temporary signal system A is this a typo in the pay items? The only plans I see for system A is 424 of 571 and that says it is included in the interconnect and the information only plans.Johnston, Judith L
02/11/2015 3:27 PMPROJECT QUESTION: The initial top detail on 3-M4 was technically accurate as the concrete collar properly distributes traffic loading to the sidewalls of the manhole. Internal gusset reinforcement is not required with the concrete collar installed between the manhole and the ring and cover casting. The detail on 3-M5 is of concern. If this detail reflected a similar design as 3-M4, there is no problem.Johnston, Judith L
02/11/2015 8:58 AMPROJECT QUESTION - REVISED RESPONSE: What type of texture will be required for the pre-fabricated modular block walls?Johnston, Judith L
02/11/2015 8:00 AMPROJECT QUESTION: Does the project envision that the existing mailbox supports will be salvaged and reinstalled? Section S-99 and the MN Standard Plates Listing on page 46R1 both refer to 9350A which is the swinging style of support. However, the detail drawing on sheet 88 shows a standard residential mailbox support.Johnston, Judith L
02/11/2015 7:52 AMPROJECT QUESTION: Please clarify whether or not the Thermoplastic Pavement Markings are ground in.Johnston, Judith L
02/11/2015 7:51 AMPROJECT MESSAGE: Is it the intention of the specification regarding Select Topsoil Borrow to obtain this material from onsite as suggested in Div S? If it is intended to re-use onsite material should the description be: Select Topsoil Special deleting the word borrow?Johnston, Judith L
02/11/2015 7:50 AMPROJECT QUESTION: Will there be vehicular traffic on the trail containing one of the Met Council interceptor manholes being lined?Johnston, Judith L
02/11/2015 7:48 AMPROJECT QUESTION: Upon review I?m finding that in Permanent Signal System B, there should be another C.D. PED Signal. The plans on sheet 431 only show 5 but there should be another on MA-2B for the other side of the crosswalk.Johnston, Judith L
02/11/2015 7:47 AMPROJECT QUESTION: What is the county providing for the video detection and what does the contractor need to supply?Johnston, Judith L
02/11/2015 7:46 AMPROJECT QUESTION: What work needs to be done on temp system A? Only found a note in the plans about pigtails.Johnston, Judith L
02/10/2015 3:09 PMPROJECT QUESTION: SS-3 in the specifications consists of a Revise Signal System A. This item is not on the bid form. Is there a plan sheet showing the locations of the new handholes, conduit and loop detectors as described in the Specifications?Johnston, Judith L
02/10/2015 3:08 PMPROJECT QUESTION: The Bid form shows item number 208 ? Temporary Signal System A. I am not seeing any plans on this or anything in the specifications about it. Is there a Temporary signal at this location? Will there be a plan showing the changes in detection for the traffic switches?Johnston, Judith L
02/10/2015 3:07 PMPROJECT QUESTION: Will there be any specifications on the splicing of the fiber optic cable in the vaults? Johnston, Judith L
02/10/2015 3:06 PMPROJECT QUESTION: Sheet 111 shows Temporary Detection at the intersection of CSAH 62 and CSAH 101, what does this consist of (Video, Loops) and will there be plans for the traffic switchesJohnston, Judith L
02/10/2015 3:05 PMPROJECT QUESTION: Will the controller cabinet include the necessary Splice/Patch panel?Johnston, Judith L
02/10/2015 3:04 PMPROJECT QUESTION: Will the county separately contract out the fiber splicing and testing?Johnston, Judith L
02/10/2015 3:03 PMPROJECT QUESTION: Will the county be providing the Fiber Optic cable for the Interconnect system?Johnston, Judith L
02/10/2015 11:45 AMPROJECT QUESTION: Will the pruning line item include work around high voltage power lines? Where can this information be found?Johnston, Judith L
02/10/2015 11:44 AMPROJECT QUESTION: The SEQ shows a quantity of 28, 6-inch gate valves but in the plans there are only 14 on Michaele Lane. Is 14 the correct quantity and do the valves on Michaele Lane go to the city?Johnston, Judith L
02/03/2015 8:17 AMPROJECT QUESTION: Are there soil borings available for the CSAH 101 project?Johnston, Judith L
02/03/2015 8:16 AMPROJECT QUESTION: How should the top of the big block walls be finished? . . . Johnston, Judith L
02/03/2015 8:15 AMPROJECT QUESTION: What type of texture will be required for the pre-fabricated modular block walls?Johnston, Judith L
01/29/2015 1:57 PMPROJECT QUESTION: There is a discrepancy for the railing's base plates located on sheet 288 or 571. The base plate detail is 8-inch by 10-inch by 0.5-inch and the section detail is 10-inch by 10-inch by 0.75-inch. Can you please clarify which size is correct?Johnston, Judith L
01/29/2015 11:12 AMPROJECT QUESTION: Does the approximate 42-inch continue to proposed MH 11A?Johnston, Judith L
01/29/2015 11:12 AMPROJECT QUESTION: Unsure if temporary bypass can be eliminated with current design, so why accommodate 3 dog houses? Can MH11A be built as shown, then build up to 11C when the road is closed and bypass to 11C while making the connection?Johnston, Judith L
01/29/2015 11:11 AMPROJECT QUESTION: Please clarify the intent of both structures 11D and 11A, and accommodating 3 dog houses when installing, is to keep the sanitary actively flowing until complete and then bulkhead and abandon.Johnston, Judith L
01/16/2015 2:11 PMPROJECT QUESTIONSJohnston, Judith L
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