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01/10/2017 3:10 PMBIDDING UPDATE: Issue with bidding softwareAgosto, Kelly
01/09/2017 9:35 AMPROJECT QUESTION: Wondering if the City of Long Lake has any fees associated with discharging treated ground water into the MCES sanitary lines.Agosto, Kelly
01/09/2017 9:31 AMPROJECT QUESTION: Is the county doing all the density testing or is the contractor responsible for it?Agosto, Kelly
01/09/2017 9:29 AMPROJECT QUESTION: We are looking at some of the Storm sewer on the CSAH 112 project and I was wondering if there is a copy of the City of Long Lake standard spec available online? If not, is there somewhere I could order one?Agosto, Kelly
01/09/2017 9:25 AMPROJECT QUESTION: What colors will be used for brick veneer? Are any of the MetroBrick colors acceptable?Agosto, Kelly
01/09/2017 9:19 AMPROJECT QUESTION: Clarification is needed on what Hennepin County is supplying for video detection on this project. Page 6-SS and 7-SS, take a look at the Hennepin County will furnish notes. Will the new Autoscope VISION system be used instead of Encore? If Vision, will all the components be supplied? If Encore, there are some redundancies in what Hennepin is supplying vs. what contractor needs to supply.Agosto, Kelly
01/09/2017 9:13 AMPROJECT QUESTION: For item Ground Water Treatment Systems, this includes the mobilization and demobilization for both dewaterings? And Dewatering Special 1 and 2 include labor, equipment, operations and treating and disposing of?Agosto, Kelly
01/09/2017 9:05 AMPROJECT QUESTION: Please clarify the requirement in Division S-63, 2106 Select Granular Borrow Mod 7 percent, the material shall exhibit an angle of internal friction of not less than 35 degrees as determined by the standard direct shear test-ASTM D 3080, utilizing a sample of the material compacted to 95 percent of the maximum density, AASHTO T-99, at optimum moisture content.Agosto, Kelly
12/21/2016 4:42 PMPROJECT QUESTION: The item Ground Water Treatment System 1 LS is the cost of mobilizing and demobilizing equipment needed for item Dewatering Special 1 and Dewatering Special 2?Agosto, Kelly
12/21/2016 3:42 PMPROJECT QUESTION: On plan sheet 295 of 468, right column, 7th note down calls for all symbols, arrows, bike lanes, etc, to be a black rectangle with a white symbol in the middle. Since this project is primarily bituminous pavement will this be required for the symbols to have a black background?Agosto, Kelly
12/21/2016 3:09 PMPROJECT QUESTION: Is the correct bid opening time on January 10, 2017 going to be 10:00am or 2:00pm, both times are listed in Addendum 5.Agosto, Kelly
12/21/2016 3:05 PMPROJECT QUESTION: Can bid opening date be extended into January 2017 instead of December 27, 2016 following an observed holiday?Agosto, Kelly
12/21/2016 3:02 PMPROJECT QUESTION: Do you have existing cross sections or cross sections you could share from the last time the project was built? I am trying to verify thicknesses and areas of concrete and asphalt that was why I was looking for some existing cross sections.Agosto, Kelly
12/21/2016 2:58 PMPROJECT QUESTION: Is the quantity for median removal intended to be SY or SF?Agosto, Kelly
12/21/2016 10:20 AMPROJECT QUESTION: Just wondering if there will be any more addendums?Agosto, Kelly
12/21/2016 10:14 AMPROJECT QUESTION: The Ground Vibration Control Limit as specified in paragraph SB-5.3 is 0.25 inches per second. This is well below the limits suggested by the US Bureau of Mines-2.0 inches per second for sheetrock, frame construction, 1.0 inches per second for plaster, masonry construction. Section SB-5.1 specifies that once vibration levels reach 80 percent of the 0.25 specification, the contractor must 'cease that activity and submit a report.' The vibration monitoring limits are very restrictive for building the project.Agosto, Kelly
12/21/2016 10:08 AMPROJECT QUESTION: Do you have the Statement of Estimated Quantities in Excel format?Agosto, Kelly
12/21/2016 10:02 AMPROJECT QUESTION: The plans and specifications for this project call for a SPNWC330B mix, the mix design for this mix calls for a 1 inch limestone product that is unavailable in this market. We request that you look at revising this mix specification.Agosto, Kelly
12/21/2016 9:59 AMPROJECT QUESTION: Do you know what the plan is for the Design Special 3 structures once they are no longer needed? Will the engineer want a solid lid on top to close off the structure, or if the standpipe will remain, or if there is another plan entirely? Should I assume that the perforated riser standpipe will need to be capped on top?Agosto, Kelly
12/21/2016 9:53 AMPROJECT QUESTION: Can you provide a manufacturer for the drainage design special 2 structure? Can you provide a manufacturer for the drainage design special 3 structures, who makes the top section, inlet?Agosto, Kelly
12/21/2016 9:50 AMPROJECT QUESTION: There are 3 items for the 8 inch pvc sewer pipe. I am not finding any tabulations for these items.Agosto, Kelly
12/21/2016 9:47 AMPROJECT QUESTION: How do you intend to pay for the Full Depth Concrete Saw Cutting, required for the removals of the mainline Pavement, Bituminous and Concrete, considering theoretically only half will be removed per stage, outside of Station 112200 to 113100 which will have to be completed in 3 stages?Agosto, Kelly
12/16/2016 9:56 AMPROJECT QUESTION: Plan sheet 9R shows alternate 2 and 3.  The electronic bid form shows alternate 1, 2, and 3.Agosto, Kelly
12/16/2016 9:53 AMPROJECT QUESTION: For the 4 inch forcemain needing to be lowered, discussed in S-83, on plan sheet 124 it is difficult to tell where the alignment of the pipe is due to all the cross hatching and information on the plan. Could a profile of the forcemain be provided? What is the flow? Where is the lift station located?Agosto, Kelly
12/15/2016 5:30 PMPROJECT QUESTION: Is the curb design special supposed to be a colored concrete or not? Seems like specifications and detail contradict each other.Agosto, Kelly
12/15/2016 5:28 PMPROJECT QUESTION: Section S-19 of the proposal indicates Hennepin County will provide the surveying.  Note 1 on plan sheet 354 says the contractor shall stake all work.  Please clarify.Agosto, Kelly
12/15/2016 5:24 PMPROJECT QUESTION: What is the square footage of the individual pavement messages such as turn arrow, bike sharrow? Agosto, Kelly
12/15/2016 5:22 PMPROJECT QUESTION: Is it correct to assume that fluorocarbon or viton gaskets and stego tape will not be required for the watermain and sewer main in the contaminated areas?Agosto, Kelly
12/15/2016 5:19 PMPROJECT QUESTION: Bid Item for 8 inch HDPE Watermain Directionally Drilled. Would 8 inch HDPE DIPS DR11 or 8 inch DR 18 Fusible C900 be acceptable? Or do we need to increase to 10 inch? Did not see in specifications.Agosto, Kelly
12/15/2016 3:44 PMPROJECT QUESTION: Items 12 inch PVC Casing and 12 inch PVC Casing Special. I just want to make sure to quote the right product. You want a dual wall corrugated poly? ADS N12 for example.Agosto, Kelly
12/15/2016 2:52 PMPROJECT QUESTION: Are there more than just one page of tabulations? Is there a break out for the aggregate base and bituminous areas?Agosto, Kelly
12/15/2016 2:50 PMPROJECT QUESTION: Is pollution liability required for this contract?Agosto, Kelly
12/15/2016 2:47 PMPROJECT QUESTION: Tooled joints are supposed to be 0.25 inches with 0.125 inch radii, can all joints be sawn instead?Agosto, Kelly
12/15/2016 2:40 PMPROJECT QUESTION: In Div S-137, 2575 Vegetation Establishment, under the Qualifications heading, part 3, will this apply to the whole project or just a portion of the project. Is the qualification needed prior to bidding or can it be obtained after?Agosto, Kelly
12/15/2016 1:57 PMPROJECT QUESTION: Pedestrian crosswalk flasher system usually uses aluminum pedestals, bases, etc. Will steel be required for this project?Agosto, Kelly
12/15/2016 1:49 PMPROJECT QUESTION: Can you please let us know who from Hennepin County will be in charge during construction?Agosto, Kelly
12/15/2016 1:46 PMPROJECT QUESTION: We are an SBE, does our self-performed work count toward the goal?Agosto, Kelly
12/14/2016 10:59 AMPROJECT QUESTION: Is there a printable copy of the bid form available?Agosto, Kelly
12/14/2016 10:56 AMPROJECT QUESTION: Is there a stipulation for the use of domestic iron and steel for this project? Where is the area or areas of contaminated soil? Will the water main, fittings, and sanitary sewer be required to have compatible gaskets in this area?Agosto, Kelly
12/14/2016 10:17 AMPROJECT QUESTION: There are insurance requirements in Division S, but they refer to 1714 Sections A-D. Having a difficult time locating that, please advise.Agosto, Kelly
12/14/2016 10:04 AMPROJECT QUESTION: For items 2521.618 Special Surface Treatment Types 1 and 2 is concrete included or do these items just assume the extra work associated with the special treatment methods and the other concrete walk pay items cover the concrete needed?Agosto, Kelly
12/14/2016 9:41 AMPROJECT QUESTION: Temp Systems A and B, brackets for barrel mount PED system, BM1 and 2 should have Type 4C instead of 4B. What brackets are needed for WP-1 through WP-4? Type 10A for wood pole?Agosto, Kelly
12/13/2016 5:50 PMPROJECT QUESTION: Question about a private utility. The staging plan sheets show a temporary sheet pile wall on the south side of CSAH 112 from approx. Sta. 113940 to 114660. Sheet 19 shows a buried tv line that is to remain as is. The cross section of the sheeting detailed on XS sheet no. 381 to 387 show the line directly in conflict with sheeting wall. The line jumps on either side of the wall between sections. Will something have to move?Agosto, Kelly
12/13/2016 5:46 PMPROJECT QUESTION: What document shows the soil boring logs for this project?Agosto, Kelly
12/13/2016 5:37 PMPROJECT QUESTION: There is an item for Salvage retaining wall, will this be to remove and reinstall? If new blocks are placed, will they have to match the color and style of the existing blocks and/or walls to stay in place? If so, this may require special color matching that will affect the bid price. What kind of testing requirements are there for the segmental block walls?Agosto, Kelly
12/13/2016 5:34 PMPROJECT QUESTION: Is there an opportunity to use tire derived aggregate on this project?Agosto, Kelly
11/28/2016 3:15 PMPROJECT QUESTIONS - Submit to Kelly Agosto, Project EngineerAgosto, Kelly
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