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1 Salinity Management Pipeline, Phase 1E Mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting and Site VisitMay 21, 2009*This presentation is not a part of the Contract Documents.
2 Introductions Calleguas MWD – Project Owner and Construction Manager Kristine McCaffrey, P.E. (Project Manager)Construction Inspector TBDPerliter & Ingalsbe – Design EngineerRean David Kunitake, P.E. (Project Manager)
3 Schedule of Activities for Pre-Bid Meeting and Site Visit Pre-Bid Meeting (9 am – 10:00 am)Mandatory Site Visit directly following Pre-Bid Meeting (~10:30 am):1st Meeting Point: Edison Dr. and Hueneme Rd. Intersection (NE Corner)2nd Meeting Point: Perkins Rd. and Hueneme Rd. (SE Corner)3rd Meeting Point: Port Hueneme Beach Park Parking Lot on Surfside Dr.Attendance will be taken at each stop.
4 Bid and Award Schedule Activity Anticipated Date Questions Due Date June 23, 2009, 5 pmAnticipated Addendum No. 1 DistributionMay 22, 2009Anticipated Addendum No. 2DistributionJune 25, 2009 (if necessary)Bid OpeningJuly 1, 2009, 2 pmNotice of Award IssuedJuly 16, 2009 (tentative)Notice to Proceed Issuedmid to late August 2009 (tentative)
5 Project Overview~ 9,921 LF of 48” WSP from Edison Dr. and Hueneme Rd. along Hueneme Rd. and Surfside Dr. to Port Hueneme Beach Park Parking Lot A.~894 LFof 12” WSP along Perkins Rd.Five casings installed via trenchless methods (pipe ramming and/or auger boring).Connections to existing 48” PVC and 30” WSP.
6 Project OverviewCast-in-place flow control and meter vaults, including electrical, communications, and instrumentation equipment.
7 Project OverviewManholes, valves, blow-offs, automatic vacuum and air release valve assemblies, and sampling station.Traffic control.Surface restoration, including paving, overlay, hydroseeding, landscape, hardscape, and striping.
8 Schedule for Completion and Liquidated Damages (SC 1-02) Work to be CompletedTime(s) for Completionor Fixed CalendarDate(s) for CompletionLDs if Work is Not Completed within Time(s) for Completion or by Fixed Calendar Date(s) for CompletionCompletion of the Work570 Calendar Days$3,400 per Calendar DayCompletion of all workbetween pipeline stations35+75 and 40+5023 Calendar Days$5,400 per Calendar Day89+00 and 91+0014 Calendar Days$3,100 per Calendar Day4 Week Look-ahead ScheduleEvery Friday by 4pm$500 per Calendar DayTraffic Control PhotosEvery Monday by 4pm$250 per Calendar Day or any portion thereof
9 Allowable Working Times Seasonal Work Limitations:No work shall occur and no equipment, materials, or facilities shall be allowed within Surfside Drive between April 16 and September 15 of any year. (SC 1-03)No Work Days:Memorial DayIndependence DayLabor DayThanksgiving DayDay after ThanksgivingChristmas DayNew Year’s DayExcept traffic control maintenance and flaggers. (SC 1-04)Additionally, no work in Port Hueneme on their city holidays. (Appendix C)
10 Allowable Working Times Allowable Work Hours and Days:See Traffic Control Plans.
11 Work Area Limitations Encroachment Permits Permanent and Temporary EasementsTemporary Right-of-Entry
12 Encroachment Permits (Appendix C) The Owner has obtained encroachment permits from the County of Ventura and City of Port Hueneme and conditions for an encroachment permit from the City of Oxnard. (County of Ventura permit to be provided via addendum.)The Contractor shall obtain a duplicate encroachment permit from Port Hueneme and obtain an encroachment permit from Oxnard.All construction shall conform to the provisions of the public agencies’ encroachment permits and any of their special conditions.
13 Permanent and Temporary Easements (Appendix H) Permanent and temporary easements have been obtained for a portion of the pipeline alignment paralleling Hueneme Rd. roughly between Conner Dr. and Perkins Rd.Easements also encompass meter and control valve vaults.
14 Temporary Right-of-Entry (Appendix H) The Owner has entered into a right-of-entry agreement with The Bungalows at Beach House HOA for placement of traffic control signs only on private roads.Signs must be posted so as not to damage pavement or landscaping.
15 Traffic Control Issues (SC 1-21, Section 13520, Appendix C) If the Contractor requests any changes to the TCPs, the Contractor will be required to prepare revised TCPs; submit them to the Engineer and Calleguas for review and approval prior to submittal to the agencies; and pay the Engineer’s, Owner’s, and agencies’ fees for reviewing the TCPs.Temporary traffic control during tasks not directly related to main pipeline installation is the responsibility of the Contractor. Any required new TCPs shall be submitted to the Engineer and Calleguas for review and approval prior to submittal to the agencies having jurisdiction.The Contractor shall allow for 4 weeks for review of each TCP submittal by the agencies.
16 Traffic Control Issues (SC 1-21, Section 13520, Appendix C) Traffic control performed within the County of Ventura jurisdiction shall be done by an independent 3rd party whose sole responsibility is for traffic control.The Contractor may not, without written permission from the Owner, install any temporary traffic controls for pipeline construction in the public ROW prior to having all pipe and fittings necessary to complete the work to be constructed under that traffic control set up on site or at a local storage yard.Contractor must take photos of traffic control setups daily and submit those photos weekly.
17 Traffic Control Issues (SC 1-21, Section 13520, Appendix C) The Contractor shall designate a Traffic Control Manager (TCM), who must be present at the Site during times when the Contractor requires traffic control and is performing construction work.The Contractor shall maintain 24-hour telephone numbers at which the TCM can be contacted and be available upon request outside normal working hours.The TCM shall have the appropriate personnel, equipment and material available at all times in order to expeditiously correct any deficiency in the traffic control system.
19 Pipe Pre-Submittal Meeting (SC 1-13) The Contractor shall attend a pre-submittal meeting attended by the following:Contractor’s Project ManagerContractor’s Project Engineer or person responsible for technical assembly of SubmittalsRepresentative(s) for the WSP and fittings fabricator(s)Shop superintendent(s) or direct subordinate responsible for the manufacturing of ≥24” WSP and fittingsIf these representatives are not present, the meeting will be cancelled and rescheduled at no additional cost to the Owner. The Contractor shall verify and communicate verification to the Owner at least 7 Calendar Days prior to the meeting that each of the WSP related attendees have received a copy of the portions of the Specifications related to their work.
20 Spare Pipe (Section 02620 and Bid Item 39) Additional pipe and fittings shall be provided as follows:Two 48” 20’ lay length pipe PE x BellTwo 48” 30’ lay length pipe PE x PETwo 48” buttstrapsAll pipe and fittings shall be designed and fabricated as Class 75 pipe with an assumed 20- foot earth overburden.Minimum cylinder thickness shall be as specified and as additionally required.Pipes and fittings shall be compatible with other 48” pipe installed in the Work.
21 Pipe Testing (Section 02660) Test in accordance with AWWA C200 - Steel Water Pipe – 6 In. and Larger.Required test pressure provided on key plan and profile sheets. (Test Gradient Elevation = 200 feet)Tie-in connection joint of the 48” WSP to the existing 48” PVC pipe shall be tested separately and to a maximum of 100 psi.
22 Factory Inspection (SC 1-35) All materials shall be subject to inspection at the place of manufacture. Manufacturing activities requiring inspection may include:Review of the proposed manufacturing plant to verify its suitability for fabrication of the required materials and appurtenances.Fabrication, including fittings and specials.Application of plant-applied pipe linings and coatings.Shop testing of all manufacturing processes and manufactured materials.Processes used to transport materials to and from each manufacturing phase to preparing materials for transport to the Site.
23 Factory Inspection (SC 1-35) At his discretion, the Owner shall arrange for and pay a Materials Inspector to perform inspections on behalf of the Owner for the following items.Steel pipe and fittings 12” and larger (including linings and coatings)Butterfly Valves 12” and largerControl panel
24 Factory Inspection (SC 1-35) The Contractor shall provide the Owner with 10 Working Days advanced written notice of the date when fabrication will begin.If fabrication begins later than that date, the Contractor shall pay to Calleguas all costs for an inspector to wait on standby for the fabrication or testing to begin, including hourly wage, per diem, and expenses.Failure on the part of the Contractor to provide the notice required shall be just cause for the Owner to reject the materials fabricated without such notice.
25 Factory Inspection (SC 1-35) The Contractor shall provide for the manufacturer to furnish safe access and to cooperate with the Materials Inspector in the performance of his duties.The Materials Inspector shall have free entry at all times to the manufacturer’s facilities while tests and inspections are being conducted.Adequate facilities shall be furnished to allow the Materials Inspector to perform his inspections, including taking photographs.Retain on file and make available upon request, copies of all specified reports, test results, and quality control documentation.
26 Factory Inspection (SC 1-35) All pipe of each material shall be fabricated at one location in US.Linings and coatings may be applied at separate facilities, but these must also be within the US.All valves subject to shop inspection and testing shall be manufactured in the US.
27 Potholing Requirements (GC 5.25 and SC 1-40) The Contractor shall pothole:All utilities where crossings, interferences, or connections to the new pipelines or other facilities are marked by the utility companies or indicated by surface signs or other surface markers or indications.All utilities parallel to and within 15 ft of the pipeline. Parallel utilities shall be potholed at sufficient intervals to verify the location of the utility relative to the pipeline or structure being constructed.All utilities adjacent to and within 5 ft of all buried structures. The number of potholes shall be sufficient to determine plan location and direction and depth of all said utilities.
28 Potholing Requirements (GC 5.25 and SC 1-40) If a utility that is required to be potholed as described above is not found at the expected depth, the Contractor must continue to pothole deeper until either the utility is located or the pothole reaches 1 ft below the elevation of the bottom of the planned pipeline or structure without encountering the utility.Additional potholing requirements in Sections and for trenchless crossings.
29 Tunneling Requirements (Sections 02315 and 02320) Five trenchless crossings are required on this project.Contractor may select auger boring (Section 02315) or pipe ramming (Section ) for each trenchless crossing.Both methods require a pilot tube to be used for increased accuracy.
30 Construction for Port Hueneme and Oxnard (SC 1-07) Port Hueneme Sewer Relocation:Contractor shall install the relocated sewer with the existing sewer line in service.Tie-ins between the relocated sewer and the existing sewer shall only be performed Mon-Fri between 7am and 4pm.7 Working Day notice to Owner required.Oxnard Water Line Relocation:5 Calendar Day shutdown allowed for relocation of existing water line.5 Working Day notice to Owner required.
31 Southern California Edison/Verizon Coordination SCE Coordination: Electrical service connection design from SCE is included in Appendix F. The Contractor shall notify the Owner, in writing, 40 Calendar Days in advance of requiring the services of SCE to perform electrical service work. (SC 1-37)Verizon Service Connection and Coordination: Communication service connection shall be obtained by the Owner. Construction of any Verizon facility shall be performed in accordance with Verizon standards and requirements and the requirements of the Contract Documents. The Contractor shall notify the Owner, in writing, 40 Calendar Days in advance of requiring the services of Verizon to perform communications work. (SC 1-38)
32 Permits (Appendix C) Oxnard/Port Hueneme/County Encroachment VCWPD EncroachmentRailroad EncroachmentStormwater NOI*Dewatering Discharge*Hydrostatic DischargeOxnard Coastal Development PermitPort Hueneme Coastal Development PermitCalOSHA Tunnel Classification* Detailed slide to follow* Additional information provided on subsequent slides.
33 Stormwater NOI (Appendix C and Section 02970) Implement all measures necessary to comply with construction stormwater runoff requirements in SWRCB Order No DWQ, NPDES General Permit No. CASPrepare a SWPPP which complies with the requirements of the General Permit.SWPPP must be prepared, submitted, and accepted prior to any construction work, including potholing.Amend the SWPPP as required by the General Permit.Furnish, install, and maintain all erosion and sediment control measures described in the approved SWPPP.Implement monitoring programs, record keeping, maintenance, inspection, repair, training, and sampling as required in the General Permit.
34 Dewatering Discharge (Appendix C and Section 02140) Design, furnish, install, operate, monitor, maintain and remove a temporary dewatering system as required to lower and control water levels below subgrades of excavations to permit construction in the dry.Collect and properly dispose of all discharge water from the dewatering system in accordance with California RWQCB NPDES Permit No. CAG994004, CI-9469.Allowable discharge points are shown on the Drawings. Contractor may discharge into sotrm drains that connect to these discharge points.
35 Dewatering Discharge (Appendix C and Section 02140) Contractor shall submit to the Owner, within the first 5 days of the month, the total volume of water discharged during each day of the previous month.The Owner will take the samples required by Permit No. CAG994004, CI-9469 and submit the required reports to the RWQCB. The Owner will notify the Contractor if his discharge fails to comply with the permit requirements.The Contractor shall take daily samples of the discharge and analyze them in the field each day for turbidity. Dewatering and treatment system must maintain an average turbidity below 50 NTU.
36 Additional Information Available Record Pipeline Information: Appendix J contains CD of record drawings and record pipeline layout drawings for the portion of the 48” PVC to be connected to and design drawings for the 30” WSP be connected to. This information is provided as a convenience to the Contractor only, and all information contained therein shall be field verified prior to pipe fabrication (SC 1-23).Geotechnical Information: Geotechnical reports are available at but are not a part of the Contract Documents (SC 1-17).
37 Mitigation MeasuresMitigation monitoring plan can be found in Appendix E.Specific mitigation measures of interest include:Archaeologist Orientation/Training (SC-28)Flat Blade Bucket Excavation (Section 02220)Noise and Vibration Control and Monitoring (Section )
38 Buy American Provision (SC 1-42) When possible, the Contractor shall provide, use, and install only iron, steel, and manufactured goods produced in the United States in the Work. More information on federal Buy American requirements can be found at art%2025_1.html#wp
39 Labor Compliance Program (SC 1-43 and Appendix I) The Work is subject to the requirements of an LCP. Calleguas has retained the services of a 3rd party LCP administrator. The Contractor shall cooperate fully with the administrator in submitting information and cooperating with site visits and other required LCP activity.The Contractor shall post at the Site the contact information for the administrator.Calleguas reserves the right to withhold progress and final payment on this project until all appropriate certified payroll forms and related LCP documents are submitted and found to be in compliance.
40 Labor Compliance Program (SC 1-43 and Appendix I) The following language is hereby inserted at the end of Article of the GCs: “(3) Any sums it believe may be necessary in response to failure to fully comply with LCP requirements for the Work.”Only individuals who are legally able to work in the US shall be employed for the Work.As California prevailing wage statutes and regulations are also applicable to the Work, the more restrictive requirements will be applied.Calleguas requires that certified payrolls be submitted electronically via LCP Tracker or similar electronic service designated by Calleguas.
41 Experience and Contractor’s License Requirements (N-9) CategoryBidderSupt.PM(1) General Pipeline - Construction of buried pipelines having a diameter of 36 inches or greater and extending for a length of at least 2,000 linear feet per project.3 projects1 project(2) Steel Pipeline - Construction of steel pipelines (AWWA C-200, C-301 or C-303) having a diameter of 30 inches or greater and extending for a length of at least 2,000 linear feet per project.2 projects
42 Experience and Contractor’s License Requirements (N-9) CategoryBidderSupt.PM(3) Shoring - Construction of projects involvingsheeting and shoring of trenches or excavationsgreater than 15 feet in depth.5 projects, at least 3 of those projects shall include dewatering3 projects, at least 2 of those projects shall include dewatering2 projects, at least 1 of those projects shall include dewatering(4) Traffic Control - Construction of pipeline projects involving traffic control comparable to or greater in magnitude and complexity than this project.3 projects(a)2 projects(a)1 project(a)(a) The experience of a traffic control subcontractor shall not substitute for or supplement the Bidder’s traffic control experience. The projects shall be those where either the Contractor self-performed the traffic control work or managed a subcontractor who performed the traffic control work.
43 Experience and Contractor’s License Requirements (N-9) CategoryBidderSupt.PM(5) Auger Boring - Construction involving the installation of pipelines via auger boring at least 48 inches in diameter.(d)2 projects(b), at least 1 in gw and at least 1 with a pilot bore1 project(c)no requirements(6) Pipe Ramming - Construction involving the installation of pipelines via pipe ramming at least 48 inches in diameter.(d)(b) The experience of the proposed auger boring or pipe ramming subcontractor (as appropriate) may be substituted for the Bidder’s experience.(c) The experience of the proposed auger boring or pipe ramming subcontractor’s superintendent (as appropriate) may be substituted for the Bidder’s Superintendent’s experience.(d) The Contractor’s (or Subcontractor’s) experience shall match with the trenchless installation method(s) he proposes to use. If the Contractor only plans to use one trenchless method, then he is only required to submit experience on that method; if he plans to use both methods, experience on both methods must be submitted.
44 Experience and Contractor’s License Requirements (N-9) All qualifying experience must have been obtained in the past 15 years.All qualifying experience must have been obtained on projects which have been successfully completed.A single project may meet more than one of the experience requirements.The Superintendent must have acted as Superintendent or Foreman on each project from project start through project completion.The Project Manager must have acted as Project Manager on each project from project start through project completion.
45 Bid/Proposal Issues Proof of Authority for Signature Special Federal Provisions and SpecificationsManufacturers’ and Suppliers’ Experience RequirementsInformation to be Submitted After the BidInsurance Requirements
46 Proof of Authority for Signature Have bid signed by appropriate signatories (I-3).Two signatures are required even if company policy allows one.Furnish a resolution or other evidence demonstrating the authority of the Bidder to submit the Bid and the authority of each person executing the Contract, bonds and all other documents and instruments (I-3).Provide notarization for forms in bid proposal.
47 Special Federal Provisions and Specifications Federal funding is being used for this projectFederally Assisted Construction (N-14)Special Federal Provisions and SpecificationsBid Proposal FormsCertification of Bidder Regarding Equal Employment OpportunityCertification by Proposed Subcontractor Regarding Equal Employment OpportunityCertification regarding Debarment, Suspension and Other Responsibility matters; Drug-free Workplace Requirements and Lobbying
48 Manufacturers’ and Suppliers’ Experience Requirements (N-10) Manufacturer of the 48” WSP and fittings must meet the following minimum requirements:The Pipe Manufacturer shall within the last 5 years have manufactured at least 10,000 feet of 48” or larger mortar lined and mortar coated WSP in conformance with AWWA C200 and C205 and the requirements similar to those in Section of these Specifications.All aspects of the pipe fabrication process must be performed in the US.Before a Contract is awarded, the Successful Bidder must demonstrate that the Pipe Manufacturer employs a CWI, certified in accordance with AWS QC1, and a NDT technician and operator qualified to a minimum of NDT Level II in accordance with ASNT SNT-TC-1A.
49 Information to be Submitted After the Bid Within 3 Working Days from bid opening, submit Welded Steel Pipe Manufacturer Experience.List the name of pipe fabricators and manufacturers who will provide pipe materials and fabrication for this project, and indicate their compliance with requirements as specified in Section N-10 of the NIB.
50 Insurance Requirements Insurance documentation does not need to be submitted with the bidWorkers Compensation and Employers Liability Insurance Required of the Contractor (I-12)Liability Insurance Required of the Contractor (I-13)Certificates and endorsements shall be submitted for both the Successful Bidder and the subcontractor(s) performing trenchless work (I-10)Coverage shall include railroads endorsement CG or equivalent on the CGL policy (I-13)Additional insureds listed in SC 1-25
51 Questions For bidding RFI/RFC: Use form in Appendix B and submit by June 23, 2009 at 5 pmSend to:Perliter & Ingalsbe Attention: Rean David Kunitake, P.E. Fax: (626)For planholders lists, geotech reports, this presentation, bid results, etc. visit