BIDS AND AWARDS COMMITTEE (DICTBAC)
Supplemental Bid Bulletin No. 1
PROCUREMENT OF CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR THE INTEGRITY TEST OF THE EXISTING DICT BUILDING STRUCTURE
Bid Reference No.: DICTBAC-2017-02-006-02
Below are the clarifications on items/issues raised during the Pre-Bid Conference:
|1||#4.1 “Testing of actual structural strengths of columns, beam, slab, footings” and #4.2 “Rebar scanning shall be performed on every columns, beams, slab, and footings” in Section VI. Terms of Reference (TOR)||In the overall scope of work, footings shall be included. It is the full responsibility on the part of the winning bidder if they tend to omit that portion of the structure for testing, as long as other data are sufficient enough for their complete structural design and analysis. It is on their part/methodology on how they will gather & test data on the footings. What we are after is the structural integrity of the whole subject buildings and they will be the one to sign the structural design and will provide certification that the building is a Safe Structure.|
|2||Previously conducted Annex building soil test||The soil test may be provided upon award of the contract to the winning bidder.|
|3||#5.3.c. “Topographic survey/map” and #5.3.d. “Lot plans” in the Section VI. Terms of Reference||Topographic survey / map and Lot Plans should be signed by a geodetic engineer.|
|4||For dismantled / removed materials and repainting of walls used in the integrity test||The building will be subjected to proposed repair & rehabilitation. Therefore, the said item (Restoration Works) can be included in the next bidding activities or maybe temporarily undertaken on by Administration since the materials that will be removed is just a minor work activity.|
|5||Working hours||Floors with occupants – winning bidder may work during the weekend or after working hours.
Floors without occupants – winning bidder may work during office hours.
All terms, conditions and instructions to bidders specified in the Bidding Documents inconsistent with this Bid Bulletin are hereby superseded and modified accordingly.
For information and guidance of all concerned.For a copy of the document click the link below:
Issued this 31st day of July 2017.
ALAN A. SILOR