Addendum 1 - Hill Road Storm Water Sewer Pipe Project

CERTIFICATE OF ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF RECEIPT OF ADDENDUM

 

THE CITY OF READING

 

ADDENDUM NO. 1 RFP:             RFP – Hill Road Storm Water Sewer Pipe Project
  DUE DATE:    December 13, 2018
                    3:00 P.M. Prevailing Time

NOTICE

 

This addendum must be signed, attached to, and returned with your proposal to the City of Reading by the time and date indicated ABOVE:

 

Technical Specifications

The Technical specifications have been revised by this addendum. Below are items that were revised.

 

Section 01 11 00 SUMMARY OF WORK

 

Part 1.01 REQUIREMENTS OF DIVISION 01

 

    1. A.: Add the following: “Engineer will review requests for information from Contractor and respond in writing to requests for information about the Contract Documents. Engineer’s response to each request will be made within five (5) days. If appropriate, Engineer will prepare and issue supplemental Drawings and Specifications in response to the requests for information.”

       

      Part 1.02 STATEMENT OF WORK

       

    2. A.: Add the following at the end of first sentence: “…in an existing 15-inch corrugated metal pipe.”

 

Part 3.01 SUMMARY

 

Add the following: “B. Two (2) existing pipe sections requiring CIPP are approximately 220 feet shown on Video 273 and 210 feet partially shown on Video 299.”

 

Section 01 20 00 PRICE AND PAYMENT PROCEDURES Part 1.08 COMPLETION DATE

1.08 Revise this sentence as follows: “The Contract shall be completed within 120 days from the date of the Notice to Proceed.”

Section 33 01 30.72 CURED-IN-PLACE PIPE LINING

 

The following parts of Section 33 01 30.72 have been revised: 1.7 WARRANTY; 2.1

MATERIALS; 3.2 CLEANING OF MAINLINE; 3.4 MAINLINE PREPARATION; 3.5 MAINLINE LINER INSTALLATION; and 3.6 TESTING AND INSPECTION.

 

Revised Section 33 01 30.72 is attached to this addendum and replaces the previous version.

 

Questions and Answers

Q1. Will the Owner/Engineer please provide the anticipated NTP date for this project?

A1. Anticipated NTP date for this project can only be roughly estimated as sometime in February or March 2019.

 

Q2. Will the Owner/ Engineer please confirm if there are any prevailing wage requirements for this job?

A2. Prevailing wage rates will be posted 10 days prior to the projects due date.

 

Q3. Will the Owner/Engineer please provide any previous itemized bid tabulations for projects of similar scope?

A3. The Owner has no similar projects of similar scope.

 

Q4. Will the Owner/Engineer please verify the budget for this project?

A4. Approximate budget is $50,000.00 to $70,000.00.

 

Q5. Will the Owner provide a water supply for cleaning & rehab to the contractor at no cost?

A5. The Reading Area Water Authority may provide water, see Part 3.2 B. of Section 33 01 30.72.

 

Q6.What are the work hours allowed?

A6. See GENERAL PROVISIONS paragraphs G.26 NIGHT WORK, G.27 SUNDAY WORK,

and G.28 NO WORK IN BAD WEATHER. Also, the Contractor must observe the following City of Reading Holidays: New Year's Day (January 1); Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (third Monday in January); President's Day (third Monday in February); Memorial Day (last Monday in May); Independence Day (July 4); Labor Day (first Monday in September); Veterans' Day (November 11); Thanksgiving (fourth Thursday in November); Day after Thanksgiving; Day before Christmas; and Christmas (December 25). Contractor may perform Work outside regular working hours or on Saturdays, Sundays, or legal holidays only with Owner’s written consent, which will not be unreasonably withheld. Performance of shift work outside of regular business hours shall be coordinated by Contractor with Owner and shall be performed at no additional cost to Owner.

 

Q7. Can you provide a scale to the drawings or the lengths of the individual segments to be lined?

A7. The two (2) existing pipe sections requiring CIPP are approximately 220 feet shown on Video 273 and 210 feet partially shown on Video 299.

 

Q8. Attachment 1 shows a bid schedule with 4 bid items. The “bid” tab on the Pennbid form shows one lump sum bid item. Please Clarify.

A8. The Specifications Table of Contents lists the BID SCHEDULE as ATTACHMENT 1. Each bid item is described in Section 33 01 30.72 under PART 4 MEASUREMENT AND PAYMENT.

 

Q9. We would like to request a copy of Bid Tabulation with unit prices for any past bid with similar work. Please provide a copy of the same if any.

A9. The Owner has no similar projects of similar scope.

 

Q10. What is the diameter of pipe being lined?

A10. The interior pipe diameter of the existing storm drain to be CIPP lined is 15-inch.

 

Q11. Please provide the videos as noted on page 4 of the CIPP specification.

A11. The videos were provided at the mandatory Pre-Bid conference.

 

Q12. Do we have to perform leakage testing for the installed CIPP?

A12. Yes, see Section 33 01 30.72 Part 3.6 B.

 

Q13. Do we have to install pre-liners before the installation of the CIPP?

A13. No.

 

Q14. Can the owner please change the warranty period for the CIPP to be standard 1-Year? A14. The Contractor’s warranty period has been changed to 1-Year.

 

Q15. Can we use Hydrotite as an approved equal for the End Seals?

A15. Sika Hydrotite may be used.

 

Q16. Does the Manhole Wall Sealing line item indicates the End Seals to be installed?

A16. Yes.

 

Q17. Will the owner provide water? If not, from where can we obtain water? Can you please share the contact information?

A17. The Reading Area Water Authority may provide water. For contact and water rate information, see Section 33 01 30.72 CURED-IN-PLACE PIPE LINING Part 3.2 B.

 

Q18. What does the "General Conditions" line item indicate? Is there any specific costs that has to be included under this line item?

A18. The "General Conditions" line item includes bonds and insurance, submittals, safety plan, record documents, testing samples and results, and mobilization/demobilization of labor, equipment and materials to the project site.

I, HEREBY CERTIFY THAT THE CHANGES COVERED BY THIS ADDENDUM HAVE BEEN TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT.

 

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