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View Enquiry: BE 2012-6023-009


Contract Details
Contract Number
2012-6023
Region
Northwestern
Tender Owner
MTO Capital
Location
Highway 594, from 0.1 km west of Highway 502, easterly for 4.5 km to the Dryden west limit; Highway 601, from the east junction with Highway 17, northerly for 5.0 km
Highway
594
Length
4.1
QMS Declaration
Yes
Option A or B bidding
No
Contract Description
Design Build - Grading, Drainage, Granular Base, and Hot Mix Paving
Tender Instructions
Contract Dates
Tender Advertise
27-Feb-2013
Tender Opening
09-May-2013 at 03:00:00 PM
TRF Submission Opening
11-Apr-2013
TRF Submission Closing
03-May-2013 at 12:00:00 PM

Enquiry Details
Enquiry Date
10-Apr-2013 at 09:15:04 AM
Type
Other
Subject
Conditions
Enquiry
a)Please confirm the severity of distortion, distress, and/or frost heave which is to be included for treatment under the Design Build Contract. b) Please provide severities for all distortions, distresses, and frost heaves noted in the Owners performance notes (prelim PSTC's provided for bidding). c) Please clarify which is to be referenced in regards to geotechnical treatment requirements; the signed Design Criteria which stipulates that treatment is required where severity exceeds moderate OR the Terms of Reference which does not differentiate. d) Please confirm that all locations which have pre-existing granular and subgrade conditions that contribute to distortion and/or frost heave which are not triggered for treatment based on severity will be excluded from all aspects of the 7 year warranty.

Response Details
Response Status
Completed
Response Date
17-Apr-2013 at 02:09:49 PM
Response
a) It is the responsibility of the Proponent/Design-Builder to determine a strategy to treat distortions, distresses, and/or frost heaves to meet the requirements of the 7 year unconditional warranty. b) The Factual Geotechnical Report was provided during bidding to assist Proponents in developing a Pavement Treatment Strategy. The Pavement Structure Treatment Charts are included in the report to provide Proponents/Design-Builder with background information regarding the locations of the boreholes. It is the responsibility of the Proponent/Design-Builder to interpret the data provided and to collect more data as the Proponent/Design-Builder deems necessary. c) Please refer to Addendum #1 – Item 7. d) The 7-year unconditional warranty period will apply throughout the project limits unless otherwise stated within the RFP documents.