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									                          SOLICITATION AMENDMENT
                                IFB OP 10-1440

                            CITY OF GOODYEAR
                157TH AVENUE WATER RECLAMATION FACILITY
                RECLAIMED RESERVOIR AND BOOSTER PROJECT
                           PROJECT NO. WW0403

                         ADDENDUM NUMBER THREE (3)

                                JANUARY 15, 2010

THIS ADDENDUM CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING:

1.    ADDENDUM NUMBER THREE (3)
          a. FRONT END DOCUMENTS ITEMS (1 PAGE)
          b. TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS AND DRAWINGS ITEMS (13 PAGES)
2.    Reissued BID PROPOSAL FORM (2 PAGES)
3.    PRE-BID CONFERENCE AGENDA/MINUTES (4 PAGES)
4.    QUESTIONS RECEIVED JANUARY 5 THROUGH JANUARY 13, 2010 (10 PAGES)
5.    Revised SHEET G-5, GENERAL NOTES AND SITE SURVEY
6.    Revised SHEET CD-1, DEMOLITION PLANS
7.    Revised SHEET C-2, PAVING AND GRADING PLAN
8.    Revised SHEET C-3, YARD PIPING
9.    Revised SHEET C-3A, YARD PIPING – OPTION A
10.   Revised SHEET C-7, PLAN AND PROFILE STA 30+00 TO 40+50
11.   Revised SHEET C-8, PLAN AND PROFILE STA 40+50 TO 50+50
12.   Revised SHEET C-9, ACCESS ROAD PLAN I
13.   Revised SHEET C-10, ACCESS ROAD PLAN II
14.   Revised SHEET C-12, DETAILS II
15.   Revised SHEET C-13, DETAILS III
16.   Revised SHEET C-15, ACCESS ROAD OVERALL PLAN CURVE AND LINE DATA
17.   Revised SHEET P/M-2, RESERVOIR PLANS AND SECTION
18.   Revised SHEET P/M-2A, RESERVOIR PLANS AND SECTION OPTION A
19.   Revised SHEET P/M-3, REUSE BOOSTER PUMP STATION PLAN AND DETAIL
20.   Revised SHEET S-1, GENERAL STRUCTURAL NOTES 1
21.   Revised SHEET S-5, OVERALL PLAN
22.   Revised SHEET S-10, RESERVOIR FOUNDATION PLAN
23.   Revised SHEET E-3, TYPICAL DETAILS 2
24.   Revised SHEET E-7, REUSE EFFLUENT PUMP STATION POWER PLAN
25.   Revised SHEET E-12, CONTROL SCHEMATICS
26.   Revised SHEET E-13, CONDUIT AND CABLE SCHEDULE 1
27.   Revised SHEET E-14, CONDUIT AND CABLE SCHEDULE 2
                          CITY OF GOODYEAR
                          TH
     CONSTRUCTION OF 157 AVENUE RECLAMATION FACILITY RECLAIMED
                   RESERVOIR AND BOOSTER FACILITY
                  BID SOLICITATION NO.: OP IFB 10-1440

                        ADDENDUM NUMBER THREE (3)
                        FRONT END DOCUMENTS ITEMS

FRONT END DOCUMENTS ITEMS

1.     BID / PROPOSAL – NO. 10-1440 PROPOSAL, PAGE 67

       REPLACE: BID / PROPOSAL – NO. 10-1440 PROPOSAL FORM ISSUED IN
       ADDENDUM NO. 2 WITH REISSUED BID / PROPOSAL – NO. 10-1440 PROPOSAL
       FORM.


                           ++ END OF ADDENDUM ++




IFB OP 10-1440 Addendum No. 3                              Page 1 of 1
                             BID / PROPOSAL - NO. IFB OP 10-1440




                                      Place

                                      Date ___________________

Proposal of                                    , a Corporation organized and existing under the laws of

the State of             ; a partnership consisting of                                            ; or an

individual trading as                                      .

The undersigned hereby proposes and agrees to furnish any and all required labor, materials, construction
equipment, transportation and services for the construction of: 157th Avenue Water Reclamation
Facility, Phase IIB Expansion Project – Reclaimed Reservoir and Booster Project; Project No.
WW0403 – OP-10-1440, in strict conformity with the plans and specifications for the following lump sum
price:

Item No. 1

Lump Sum Bid Price of ____________________________________________ Dollars
                                       (words)

and _____________________________________Cents ($______________________).
                  (words)                               (numerals)

Item No. 2

Allowance: Contingency allowance in accordance with Section 01210 Allowances, the lump sum of
(mandatory sum to be included in the Bid total) One Hundred Thousand Dollars and Zero Cents
($100,000).

Item No. 3

Allowance: Permit fees allowance in accordance with Section 01210 Allowances, the lump sum of
(mandatory sum to be included in the Bid total) One Hundred Thousand Dollars and Zero Cents
($100,000).

Total Base Bid (The sum of the computed totals for Item No. 1, Item No. 2, and Item No. 3
only):

Total Base Bid of_________________________________________________ Dollars
                                 (words)

and ____________________________________Cents ($________________________).
                   (words)                              (numerals)

                                        67 Revised
Contractor shall select one of the following Options (Check ONE only):

      Reclaimed Reservoir and Booster Facility (Cast-in-place Concrete Tank)

       Reclaimed Reservoir and Booster Facility ‘Option A’ (AWWA D110 – Type III Prestressed
      Concrete Tank)

FAILURE TO SELECT A TANK OPTION OR BY SELECTING BOTH OPTIONS MAY BE
CAUSE FOR REJECTION OF THE BID.

THE TOTAL BASE BID IS BASED UPON THE LUMP SUM PRICES AND ALLOWANCES. IF
THERE IS AN ERROR IN THE BASE BID OR COMPUTED TOTALS BY THE BIDDER IT
SHALL BE CHANGED AND THE LUMP SUM AMOUNTS SHALL GOVERN. THE WRITTEN
WORD AMOUNTS TAKE PRECEDENCE OVER THE FIGURE AMOUNTS.




                                    67 Revised
CITY OF GOODYEAR
157TH AVENUE WATER RECLAMATION FACILITY
RECLAIMED RESERVOIR AND BOOSTER PROJECT
PRE-BID CONFERNCE MINUTES – IFB OP 10-1440
DATE: January 6, 2010         TIME: 1:30-2:30PM
LOCATION: GOODYEAR CITY HALL, ROOM 117
ATTENDEES:
-See sign-in sheet
-Attendees from City of Goodyear Engineering Department
-Attendees from City of Goodyear Public Works and Water Resources Department
-Attendees from Malcolm Pirnie, Inc.
-Attendees from Nabar Stanley Brown


TOPICS OF DISCUSSION:
1.    Introduction, George Bravakos, City of Goodyear Procurement
     • Announcement of project to be discussed, confirmation that all attendees are at the
         correct meeting.
     • Conformation that all attendees properly signed in on the official sign-in sheet.
     • Attendance at this pre-bid meeting is mandatory requirement for all bidders.
             o Subcontractors and suppliers do not have this mandatory requirement.
     • Identified that all bidders must be registered as a vendor in the City of Goodyear Vendor
         Registration System to have qualifications evaluated.
             o Registration is free and may be completed on the City of Goodyear Website.
             o Subcontractors and suppliers do not have to be registered.
     • Discussed the format in which the bid should be submitted:
             o Three Hard Copies, One copy burned to CD.
             o Discussion held on difficulty in meeting the format requirements. City to
                 evaluate.
     • Confirmation that bid opening will be held Wednesday, January 20 at 3:30pm, Arizona
         Time. Bids received after this date and time will not be evaluated.

2. Project Description, Jessica Dresang and Matthew Militello, Malcolm Pirnie, Inc.
   • In General, this project focuses on improvements of the effluent pumping, storage,
      distribution, and disposal at the City of Goodyear (City) 157th Avenue Water
      Reclamation Facility (WRF) and may be broken into two major components, the Work to
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       construct the Reclaimed Reservoir and Booster Facility and all support facilities, and the
       24” Reuse Effluent Pipeline and Outfall at the Gila River.
          o Note that reference to ‘Reuse Effluent’ throughout the Project refers to all effluent
              flow discharged from the 157th Avenue WRF, not only water being returned to the
              facility for use or being reused in the City’s distribution system.
   •   Reclaimed Reservoir and Booster Facility and Support Facilities:
          o Existing Process: Effluent from the Tertiary Filtration Facility flows by gravity to
              the Reuse Effluent Pump Station. From here, this pump station conveys water to
              the City’s Reclaimed Water Distribution System, back to the 157th Avenue WRF
              for service water, and to the APS 96” Palo Verde Pipeline. Should the APS
              Pipeline be out of service, flow may alternatively be conveyed to the Buckeye
              Water Conservation and Drainage District Canal located immediately south of the
              157th Avenue WRF.
          o Process at Completion of the Project: Effluent from the Tertiary Filtration
              Facility flows by gravity to the Reuse Effluent Pump Station. The Reuse Effluent
              Pumps will convey all flow to a 1,000,000 gallon Reservoir. From there, a Reuse
              Booster Pump Station will provide water to the City’s Reclaimed Water
              Distribution System, the 157th Avenue WRF for service water, and should the
              reservoir be sufficiently full, all effluent from the WRF in excess of demand will
              be disposed of at in the Gila River. The 157th Avenue WRF will also still
              maintain its agreement with APS to dispose of water to the 96” Palo Verde
              Pipeline.
          o Major Components and Work within the Reclaimed Reservoir and Booster
              Facility and Support Facilities:
                       Reuse Effluent Pump Station:
                           • Replacement of existing Reuse Effluent Pumps, discharge piping
                               system, and supporting electrical and instrumentation equipment.
                           • Remove all debris existing in the wet well.
                       Sodium Bisulfite Facility:
                           • New chemical storage and feed facility using new equipment as
                               well as equipment relocated from the existing facility.
                           • New dechlorination dosage location for water disposed in Gila
                               River.
                           • New chlorine residual analyzer located at the south east corner of
                               the 157th Ave WRF.
                       Sodium Hypochlorite Facility:
                           • Minor improvements to accommodate new chlorination dosage
                               locations.
                       New Reclaimed Reservoir and Booster Facility
                           • Located immediately west of existing perimeter of the 157th
                               Avenue WRF on City of Goodyear property.
                           • Site grading and site security to manage stormwater and tank
                               overflow, as well as protect the facility.
                           • 1,000,000 Gallon Semi-Buried Concrete Reservoir
                                   o Contract Documents provide designs for pre-cast
                                       rectangular and circular AWWA D110 Type III concrete

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                                   tank options. Contractor to submit bid with the option
                                   selected that provides for the lowest total bid amount.
                      • Reuse Booster Pump Station
                               o High pressure constant speed horizontal split case pump
                                   station with pumps of two different sizes.
                      • Supporting Electrical Facilities
                               o Reclaimed Reservoir and Booster Facility will be powered
                                   by a new APS electrical supply. Supporting equipment
                                   included to accommodate power supply.
                               o New generator facility.
                               o New Motor Control Facility housed in pre-fabricated
                                   temperature-controlled structure.
                               o Site Lighting.
                               o Work to support the powering and control of all equipment.
                               o Radio SCADA
          o 24” Reuse Effluent Pipeline
                  In general, the new ductile iron 24” reuse effluent pipeline is laid out as
                  follows: From the tie-in at the existing fire hydrant at the south east
                  corner of the facility, the 24” pipeline runs along Roeser Rd. to Estrella
                  Pkwy. Just west of Estrella Pkwy, the pipeline makes a 90 degree turn and
                  runs south along the road, notably over the 96” APS Palo Verde Pipeline
                  and the Buckeye Water Conservation and Drainage District Canal to just
                  north of the bridge over the Gila River. From here, the pipeline crosses to
                  the east under Estrella Pkwy, and runs south to connect to the outer curb
                  of the pedestrian walkway of the bridge that spans the east side of the
                  bridge. The pipe hangs from the walkway and spans over 1,000 feet to a
                  rip-rap stilling basin to be located in the bottom of the Gila River.
                  Portions of the pipeline have already been constructed, as shown on the
                  Drawings.
                  The work on the Estrella Pkwy Bridge may be constructed from the bridge
                  and/or from the Gila River bottom at the discretion of the Contractor. For
                  any Work completed in the River, a defined easement has been included in
                  the Drawings to show the limitations of Work and access. This easement
                  will become a permanent access road for the City at the completion of the
                  Project.

3. Review of Addendum 2, Regis Reed, City of Goodyear Project Manager
      • Explained each component of the Addendum documents provided at the meeting.
      • Described the reissued bid form and clarified the requirement to select a concrete tank
         option at the submission of the bid.
      • Reiterated the list of forms required at the submission of the bid.
      • Confirmed that those attendees who did not receive drawings would be provided
         drawings as soon as full-size copies could be obtained from the printer.
      • Explained the WIFA federal funding component of the Project and the critical
         deadlines for the City to maintain the funding.


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              o Construction must be underway before February 17th, 2010 to maintain
                funding.

4. Question and Answer
   • The following questions were recorded, but it was noted that any questions asked
     verbally were not guaranteed to be answered. For questions to be answered, they must be
     submitted by email to George Bravakos at George.bravakos@goodyearaz.gov. Question
     will be answered if received by Wednesday, January 13 at 3:30pm. This is 5 business
     days before the bid opening. Martin Luther King Day, January 18th, 2010, was not
     considered a business day in this decision. See the question sheet issued as part of
     Addendum No. 3 for answers.
         o Painting Section 09900, cannot differentiate what needs to be painted. Please
             clarify?
         o Who is the inspector going to be for painting and will it be known before bid
             time?
         o Is there an Engineering Estimate for this project?
         o Was the funding source discussed? Will it be available and where will the
             funding come from? Will the funding be in place before bid time?
         o When is the next Council meeting?
         o Elaborate on DBE involvement. Are the goals set?
         o Is it the intent to use a Z25 wrap up insurance on this project?
         o Will there be a site visit?
         o How will the plan holders be notified of the Addendums?
         o Are the subcontractors required to hold a privilege license as noted in the General
             Provisions?
         o Was the pre-bid meeting mandatory?
         o Will all of the questions brought forth at this pre-bid meeting be answered before
             the bid date?
         o In reference to On-site Facilities, Section 01522, do such items become the
             property of the Contractor or the City?
         o Are baffle walls required for both tank options?
         o Are the limits of construction with the farms on the west side of the property line
             stringent?
         o Who does the Primavera software get titled to?

5. Closing
   • A request was made for the City to provide a Site Visit of the 157th Avenue WRF.
          o The City announced that a Site Visit would be held immediately following this
            meeting. Directions were provided to the front gates of the 157th Avenue WRF.
          o It was also announced that a second site visit would be held and that all attendees
            would be notified by email in advance.
   • Meeting concluded at approximately 2:30pm.




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            157th AVENUE WATER RECLAMATION FACILITY
                    PHASE IIB EXPANSION PROJECT
                   Reclaimed Reservoir and Booster Facility
                          PROJECT NO. WW00403

         Questions received January 4th through January 13th, 2010:

1. Will you modify your bid forms to show the pricing for both the cast-in-place and
   prestressed concrete tanks?
1.A: No.

2. Invitation To Bid, Page 12 indicates a City of Goodyear Transaction Privilege Tax. Is
    this tax in addition to the Arizona Sales Tax and may we have the amount or
    percentage for this tax?
2.A: This is the same with any construction contract, state & County .063, City .035,
tax basis is .65of the taxable income.

3. Since it is our understanding that this is a prevailing wage project, may we have the
   General Decision Wage Rates applicable to this project?
3.A: See Addendum No. 2.

4. May we have confirmation that the warranty for this project is one year?
4.A: See Supplemental General Condition No. 2

5. Specification Section 13209, Page 3, Paragraph 2.1, Design Criteria – May we have
   both the overflow and venting design flow rates?
5.A: Specification Section 13209 modified. See Addendum No. 3.

6. The Bid Proposal Form requires the General Contractor to provide a lump sum price
   with no break out items. We would strongly recommend that the Bid Proposal Form
   be revised to include a break out price based on providing a prestressed concrete tank
   in accordance with AWWA D110, Type III Standards as the basis of the general
   contractor’s bid and an alternate add or deduct price for the cast-in-place option as
   depicted in the contract drawings. This will allow the owner/engineer the ability to
   evaluate the different tank options provided by the general contractors for this project.
6.A: The owner/engineer have already deemed either tank options acceptable, and
       have required notification of which option will be utilized at the time of the bid.

7. We would recommend that a place be provided on the Bid Proposal Form for the
   general contractors to list the name of the (AWWA D110 Type III) prestressed
   concrete tank manufacturer.
7.A: See front end documents, including all addenda, for subcontractor reporting
      requirements at the submission of the bid.



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8. In review of the project specifications, there does not appear to be a qualifications
   section for the cast-in-place tank option. We would suggest that the cast-in-place
   tank experience be similar to the qualification section listed in Specification Section
   13209, Page 2, Paragraph 1.3, and Quality Assurance. Please note, Specification
   Section 13209, Page 2, Paragraph 1.3, Quality Assurance, would need to be modified
   to reflect contractor’s qualifications to construct a reinforced concrete environmental
   liquid containment structure such as the cast-in-place tank allowed on this project.
   We would recommend that the cast-in-place tank contractor also have at least 15
   years experience and at least 20 installations which have been in successful service.
8.A: See Addendum No. 3.

9. Specification Section 13209, Page 3, Part 2.1 A.4 indicates that the floor slab for the
   reservoir shall be 8-inch minimum thickness reinforced in accordance with the
   requirements of ACI 350-06. We would recommend that the tank designer be
   allowed to select the required thickness for the tank floor and utilize a minimum
   thickness of 4-inches as ACI 350, AWWA D110, and ACI 372. May we have
   confirmation that this is acceptable?
9.A: No change allowed.

10. Specification Section 13209, Page 5, Paragraph 2.3 C.1 indicates that coatings shall
    be in accordance with the tank contractor and as specified in Section 09900, Painting.
    Please note, we would recommend that a decorative coating as manufactured by
    Tamms be provided for this tank. The Tamms decorative coating would consist of
    two coats of Tammscoat on the exterior wall and one coat of Tamoseal and one of
    coat of Tammscoat on the exterior dome for this tank. This coating has been used by
    Natgun and others in the prestressed concrete tank industry for several decades with
    success.
10.A: Provide concrete coatings as specified.

11. Specification Section 01416, Special Inspections, indicates that the owner may
    employ a special inspector for various components of the work such as concrete,
    prestressed concrete, reinforcing steel, etc. May we have confirmation that both
    shotcrete and concrete testing will be performed by the owner’s special inspector?
11.A: Specification Section 01416 provides sufficient explanation.

12. Specification Section 13209, Page 7, Paragraph 3.3 D.1 requires the prestressed
    concrete manufacturer to perform an internal visual inspection video-taped at the 11th
    month hydrostatic retest. However, in Specification Section 01453, Paragraph 3.3,
    Hydrostatic Testing of Hydraulic Structures which pertains to the cast-in-place
    concrete rectangular tank we do not find a similar requirement for the 11th month
    liquid-tightness retest, nor the DVD internal/video-taped inspection. We would
    recommend that the 11th month inspection and video-taping be omitted from the
    prestressed concrete tank specification section or that a similar requirement be added
    to Specification Section 01453.
12.A: See Note 2 - Sheet P/M-2.



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13. Specification Section 13209, Page 4, Paragraph 2.3 B.1 calls out a roof hatch and
    that it shall conform to Specification Section 05536. We note that the roof hatch
    indicated in Specification Section 05536 is significantly different than what is
    typically used for an AWWA D110 Type III tank. May we have confirmation that
    the standard Halliday Series F1R4242 or equal is acceptable for this project?
13.A: The Halliday Series FIR4242 will be accepted as an equal for the reservoir
        hatch. See Specification Section 05536-2.1.C.11.a.3 and b.3.

14. Specification Section 13209, Page 5, Paragraph 3.1 A. indicates special inspection in
    accordance with Section 01416, Special Inspections, Chapter 17 of the 2006 Edition
    of the International Building Code (IBC) is to be included in this project. It is our
    understanding that the special inspections, which are covered under Section 01416,
    will be employed by the owner to conduct the special inspections. May we have
    confirmation that the on-site special inspections for the prestressed concrete tank will
    be performed by the owner’s engineer?
14.A: Specification Section 01416 provides sufficient explanation.

15. Specification Section 13209, Page 6, Paragraph 3.2 B.1b. and c. indicates that the
    interior and exterior wall surfaces shall receive a float finish. We would recommend
    that the internal wall panel receive a horizontal light broom finish and the exterior
    wall surface shall receive a shotcrete nozzle or gun finish.
15.A: See modifications to Specification Section 13209-3.2.3.1.C in Addendum No. 2,
        Item 3. No change to Specification Section 13209-3.2.B1.6

16. May we have confirmation that the tank designer may size the required overflow weir
    and its shape? The drawings indicate a minimum 18-foot long rectangular weir,
    however, it is normal practice with precast, prestressed tanks that circular weir cones
    are used. Is this acceptable?
16.A: The Contractor may modify the shape of the weir; however, the weir length
        shall be a minimum length of 18-feet per Specification Section 13209-2.3.B.8.6.

17. I respectfully request approval for the following Siemens products: 1. Section 16442
    Lighting and Distribution Panelboards, 2. Section 16423 Motor Control Centers, 3.
    Section 16144 Control Stations, 4. Section 16143 Disconnect Switches.
17.A: This equipment is an acceptable ‘or equal’ for the quested products..

18. Please confirm that the walls of the Atkinson Structure are to be 12 gauge walls with
    a 16 gauge roof. Their thoughts are that 16 gauge wall panels will easily meet the
    400 pounds per linear foot and the 125 MPH wind load required by the spec. They
    also shared that utilizing 16 gauge wall panels would be much more economical.
18.A: See Addendum No. 3.

19. I am requesting a finish schedule as to what new and/or existing items will require
    Painting. Specific areas of concern: a. What coating will be required on the reservoir
    (i.e. Interior, Exterior, Roof, Below Grade)? b. Will piping and mounting brackets
    require finish painting at Gila River Bridge? c. Will concrete at Existing Reuse Pump


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   Station require special coatings? d. Will Existing concrete Containment area in
   Hypochlorite Storage require special concrete coating?
19.A: No additional schedules will be provided. See Addendum No. 3 for clarification.

20. The FRP baffle wall required for the cast-in-place reservoir causes a dramatic price
    disadvantage (up to 15% of the cost) to the cast in place option. The baffle wall
    should either be required for both types of reservoirs or not required for either.
20.A: No change allowed.


21. It is not possible for the contractors to turn in a CD/DVD with the completed bid form
    at the time of bid since the final bid amounts are not determined until minutes before
    and then telephoned to the bid runner for submission. It is also more cumbersome to
    complete 3 copies at the same time when the City only needs 1 to be opened and
    read. As a compromise could the requirement be changed to only turn in 1 set of bid
    documents with the stipulation that the low 3 bidders be required to complete the
    extra copies and CD/DVD within 24 hours?
21.A: This option is acceptable, the CD/DVD and two (2) copies shall be received at
the location identified for Bids on or before 3:30 January 21, 2010 failure to meet this
requirement will result in BIDDER DISQUALIFICATION.

22. Specification section 15061 B.3.b requires AWWA C110 fittings. Can AWWA C153
    fittings be added to reduce the project cost and improve fitting availability?
22.A: See Addendum No. 3.

23. Drawing I-5 indicates the addition of new Pressure Switches at each Reuse pump
    however, no pressure switches are indicated in the Electrical drawings or in the
    Conduit schedule. Are pressure switches for these pumps required? If so should
    conduit and wire be added to the Conduit Schedule so that it may be included in the
    bid?
23.A: See E-7, E-14 and Addendum No. 3.

24. The One-Line Diagram for the existing MCC-E on E-5 appear to require the
    replacement of the main breaker for each motor starter with a 15A unit however, the
    motor starter schematic on drawing E-12, which indicates the modifications required
    to the starter indicated no change to the existing main breaker. Should replacement of
    the main breaker for each starter be included in the bid? If so please provide
    information on the existing manufacturer and serial # of the MCC.
24.A: See E-12 and Addendum No. 3.

25. Specification 16075 refers to the use of “Molded” conduit labels however
    Specification 16050 and 16131 requires the use of “Brass” tags for conduit marking.
    Please advise if “Molded” conduit labels should be used in lieu or in addition to the
    “Brass” tags.
25.A: See Addendum No. 3.



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26. There is a discrepancy in the requirements for the Frames for the Electrical and
    Instrumentation manholes. Per specification 16138 the Frames are to be cast iron
    however the detail on drawing E-3 indicates the Frame to be Aluminum. Please
    advise if Aluminum Frames should be provided.
26.A: See E-3 and Addendum No. 3.

27. 54" RE Line from Reservoir thru Butterfly Valve to 90 Elbow towards "Suction
    Manifold" is drawing with DI Mechanical Joints; Bidder to assume joints are all to be
    welded?
27.A: 54" RE shall be steel pipe with lap welded push-on joints. Provide concrete
       lining and coating after welding at the joints. See modifications per Addendum
       No. 3.

28. Reference Sheet 12 of 16/Detail 1; 54" RE Butterfly Valve should be noted with
    Neck Extension?
28.A: See Addendum No. 3 for clarifications.

29. Booster Station: Discharge Manifold is drawn as Steel Weld Joints, but pipe schedule
    notes Ductile Iron Pipe. Will there be an alternate with Fabricated Steel to Pumps
    (Cement Lined/Prime Coated) and from Pumps to/thru Header and Including Meter
    Bypass (Cement Lined/Prime Coated?) Contractor could transition at first flange on
    riser pipe at end of Discharge Manifold and In and Out of Meter Bypass.
29.A: 54" RE shall be steel pipe with lap welded push-on joints per Addendum No. 3.
        Buried pipe 4-inch to 48-inch shall be DI Mechanical Joint per Section 15051.
        Above ground pipe 4-inch to 48-inch shall be DI Flanged Joint per Section
        15051.

30. Reference Sheet 12 of 16/Section 1; Bidder to assume to cut into existing with flange
    fittings. Could (2) MJ Tee's with Solid Sleeve replace (2) Flange Tee's and FCA for
    this installation? What is the intent of Blind Flange? Can a MJ Plug be used at MJ
    Tee as alternate if required?
30.A: Buried pipe 4-inch to 48-inch shall be DI Mechanical Joint per Section 15051.
         Above ground pipe 4-inch to 48-inch shall be DI Flanged Joint per Section
         15051. See Addendum No. 3 for clarification.

31. Reference Section 15061-2.1B.3.b; will AWWA C153 DI Fittings (Mechanical
    Joints) be allowed?
31.A: See Addendum No. 3.

32. Addendum 3: please advise where drawings are to be picked up.
32.A: Addendum No. 3 may be picked up at City of Goodyear Engineering
       Department, 195 N 145th Avenue Bldg D, Goodyear, Arizona, 85338.

33. Painting: Please address Section 09900 Paragraph 1.1.A. The language appears
    contradictory and makes it difficult to understand the scope.
33.A: See Addendum No. 3 for clarification.


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34. What is the name of the paint inspector?
34.A: To be determined at a later time.

35. Is there an Engineer’s Estimate available?
35.A: No.

36. Please clarify the source of the money for this project.
36.A: Combination City and WIFA funds.

37. When is the City Council meeting that will authorize the project?
37.A: January 25, 2010.

38. Clarify the bid form.
38.A: See Addendum No. 3. Complete as directed.

39. Request to use steel in the place of Ductile Iron for piping on the project.
39.A: The piping material remains as specified for continuity with existing piping.

40. Elaborate on DBE for the project.
40.A: See front end documents, paragraph 12.11. The percentages are listed as goals
       based on good faith efforts.

41. For the engineer’s trailer, who keeps the contents after the project?
41.A: See Addendum No. 3.

42. Please confirm that the details in regards to insurance are indeed required for the
    Project.
42.A: All insurances identified are required except the Z-25 wrap up insurance.

43. Please clarify if baffle walls are required for both tank options?
43.A: Provide baffle walls where shown and specified in the contract documents.

44. Will the attendee list be published?
44.A: Yes, see the City of Goodyear website.

45. Must the limits shown on the west side of the property be adhered to?
45.A: Yes.

46. There is a note on Drawing CD-1 to relocate the existing chemical metering pumps
    and totes as shown on Sheet P/M-6. There is also a specification for sodium bisulfite
    pump (11346). Please clarify if the pumps shown on Drawing P/M-6 are existing,
    relocated or new pumps
46.A: See sheet I-8 and Addendum No. 3.

47. Please clarify the location of the Spillway shown on CD-1.


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47.A: See Addendum No. 3.

48. General Note 24 on Sheet G 5 states that “Trees are to be removed and transplanted
    by Contractor to Construction Staging Area…” There is a significant amount of
    vegetation, trees included, in the alignment of the access road as it enters the river
    bottom. Is it the intent of this note to have these trees transplanted to the Staging
    Area?
48.A: See Addendum No. 3.

49. The pipe crossing the irrigation canal depicted on Sheet C 11 as existing does not
    appear to be in place currently (reference attached photo). Will this piping be
    installed prior to commencement of this contract? How much of the underground
    portion of the offsite 24” RE depicted as existing is installed currently?
49.A: The piping in question is not part of this Project and is intended to be in place
        before the completion of the pipeline installation. Piping may not be installed
        prior to commencement of this project.

50. We are assuming that the decorative coating added to the pre-stressed concrete tank
    option only applies to this option, not the pre-cast option.
50.A: Provide concrete coatings as specified.

51. No elevations were given for the existing ground at bore logs 1 & 2. From the bore
    log information map, it would appear that the bore logs start from approximately
    elevation 907. Based on that, the elevation at the “GM” Layer would be
    approximately 896 at bore log B-1 and 896.5 at bore log B-2. These correspond 11
    and 10.5’ below existing ground surface. The subgrade for the cast-in place option
    reservoir footing is 898.75, (8.25’ below grade) or roughly 2.75’ higher than the GM
    layer. If Note 1, on drawing S10 is followed, it appears that there is at least 2.75 feet
    of material that must be over excavated and replaced with select backfill per 02200-
    2.1.B, as that is the material for use beneath structures. Please clarify if this is the
    design intent or if the design intent is just to place the reservoir on whatever the
    undisturbed subgrade material is at elevation 898.75.
51.A: Top of GM stratum elevation varies, but is within 18” of the bearing elevation
        of reservoir base slab and footings at boring B-1 and within 12” at boring B-2.
        The distance between the bearing elevation and top of GM stratum may vary at
        other locations but is likely to be in the same range. Footings and base slab
        may rest directly on natural grade if the bearing stratum is deemed suitable by
        the Geotechnical Engineer. If not, unsuitable material shall be removed to a
        depth determined by the Geotechnical Engineer and replaced and compacted
        per his recommendations.

52. Are the CAD files available for take-offs?
52.A: No.

53. Sheet C-7 shows a note 5 for a 4” air/vacuum release valve. However it is not noted
    anywhere on the plan or profile view. Is there to be an air release valve on this page?


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53A: See Addendum No. 3.


54. The response given for question #4 in Addendum 2, related with MOPO 8, mentions
    to provide and operate temporary pumping facilities. If the facility can’t be shut
    down for 120 hours, please provide flow rates through the reuse effluent pump station
    that would have to be temporarily pumped to the new reclaimed reservoir so that the
    size and quantity of pumps required for this temporary pumping can be determined.
54.A: Temporary pumping facilities must be able to convey at least the total combined
        design flow of all pumps being installed at the Reuse Effluent Pump Station as
        part of this Project (4,800 gpm). See Addendum No. 3.

55. At the reuse effluent pump station, can the north or south pumps (3 at a time) be shut
    down and still handle the flow through the reuse effluent pump station so that the
    installation and testing of the new pumps and piping be done in stages three at a time.
55.A: No. The existing pumps are not reliable enough to do a staged replacement.
        See Addendum No. 3.

56. Would aluminum pedestals (Dwg. E-2) be acceptable in lieu of the hot dipped
    galvanized steel?
56.A: No.

57. Specification 16137-3.2.D states a 3” separation between conduits and the Ductbank
    detail on Drawing E-3 indicates a 2” separation. Which is correct?
57.A: Per 16137.3.2.D, there shall be a minimum 3" separation between conduits
        and the outer surface of the ductbank. Please see detail on E-3 for spacing
        requirements between conduits for 480V/120V, analog and 12KV.

58. Specification 16137-3.2.I indicates rebar reinforcement at roadways only however the
    Typical Ductbank detail on Drawing E-3 indicates rebar reinforcement in all encased
    ductbanks. Is rebar required in all encased ductbanks or only under roadways?
58.A: Rebar reinforcement is only required in ductbanks routed under roadways.

59. Specification 16137-3.2.I indicates rebar reinforcement to be provided as #4
    longitudinal bars at corners only. The detail on Drawing E-3 however show #5
    longitudinal bars at corners and #4 hoops at 12” on center. Please clarify which is
    correct.
59.A: See E-3 and Addendum No. 3.

60. Conduits P014, P015, P016, P017, and P018 between the ATS and the Generator
    each contain 3-750kcmil and 1-250kcmil ground wire. As the Generator is only rated
    650KW (1200A) should (2) of this conduits be provided as empty spares instead?
60.A: See E-13 and Addendum No. 3.

61. During the engineering phase we had worked with Malcolm Pirnie on pump
   selections with Fairbanks Morse, however, on the pump referenced above we had
   recommended that they go with our model 4” 5824 split case pump, 1800 RPM and

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   100 HP motor. Since that time Fairbanks has decided to no longer produce the 5800
   series split case pumps under 12” size because the castings are just way to expensive.
   We could never meet the 75 HP or 8” minimum suction requirements as specified.
   This causes a few problems with relation to the existing specifications not just for
   Fairbanks Morse but for also for Gould’s, Aurora and Paco Pumps. None of us can
   meet the requirements of the 1800 RPM maximum speed, the 8” minimum size and
   the 75 HP Motor. The only factory that “perhaps” has a fit is Peerless Pumps….but it
   appears marginal to the 75 HP motor requirements for non-overloading. If they can
   do it then effectively this is a sole sourced bid opportunity for Peerless Pump. Our
   recommendation to Malcolm Pirnie and to Goodyear is to keep the motors at 75 HP
   (so no electrical changes are required) change the speed to 3600 RPM and the
   minimum suction size to 5”. Those changes will allow for all the named suppliers to
   bid the project giving the City of Goodyear the best opportunity for a competitive
   price.
61.A: Specification Section 11120 Modified. See Addendum No. 3.

62. Article 2 Contractor’s Responsibilities, paragraph 2.15 states that “The City has
    obtained certain required permits which are included in the Project specifications, but
    it will be the duty of the Contractor to determine that all the necessary permits have
    been obtained.” I don’t find a list of permits that the City has obtained anywhere in
    the specifications. Can you clarify what permits have been or will be obtained by the
    City?
62.A: An allowance has been added as part of Addendum No. 3 for all permitting
        fees.

63. I forwarded the spec section for the pollution liability insurance to our insurance
    company, and they have never heard of this requirement. They have requested more
    information on what type of hazardous substances the City of Goodyear is looking to
    have coverage on. The price for this insurance could be quite expensive and they are
    questioning the need for it.
63.A: Pollution insurance is standard on all City projects, it is required.

64. Z-25 wrap up insurance. This is a very complicated program and we do not have this
    in place nor do moth other General Contractors. This is what we got from Liberty
    Insurance, our insurer: Rolling CCIP programs are very sophisticated and require a
    great deal of admin, both on our part, the customer, and a broker where applicable.
    Most contractors, with the exception of the largest GCs, do not have this type of
    program. We have participated in OCIP programs where the Owner has this wrap up
    insurance. Can you please clarify further if this is needed?
64.A: The Z-25 wrap up insurance will not be required for this project.

65. Are APS drawings completed and available?
65.A: No.

66. Is the contractor responsible for primary electrical at the tank area? If so, how far is
    the primary feed?


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66.A: We are designing for a 480V 3-Phase service according to APS policies and
      procedures.

67. Is the contractor responsible for APS fees? If so, can we eliminate from bid and just
    go on a reimbursable basis?
67.A: An allowance for permit fees has been established. See Addendum No. 3.

68. On Page CD1, where is the spillway in relation to the whole project? What is the
    spillway constructed of? Is there any other information available for this spillway?
68.A: See Addendum No. 3.

69. Per the documents, the contractor is to pay for construction water. Can you give me a
    price per 1000 gallons to purchase the reclaimed water that I would think available at
    the site?
69.A: Reclaimed is $1.78 per 1000 gallons for dust control.


70. Site wall replacement is shown in the plans (Sheets S5 and S6), but there is no spec?
    Please advice if the Masonry spec will be included in future addendum.
70.A: See Sheet S-2.




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