NOTICE TO BIDDERS
ADDENDUM #1
BOROUGH OF MADISON, MORRIS COUNTY, NEW JERSEY
ELECTRIC SUBSTATION PAINTING - REBID
BID OPENING DATE TUESDAY, JUNE 24, 2008, 10:00 AM

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed bids for the ELECTRIC SUBSTATION PAINTING REBID will include an acknowledgement of this ADDENDUM #1 by the Borough of Madison, County of Morris, State of New Jersey. The ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF CHANGE form included in the bid documents on page 61 must be completed. Addendum #1 consists of the following clarifications/additions:

On Drawing A-2, Plan, key note KR7 is to be replaced with key note KR6, which indicates that the entire Bank is to be repainted.

Clarification on Drawing A-2, key note KR5 is to be added to the 15KV buss duct. The entire buss ducts are to be painted, however the galvanized column supports are to remain unpainted.

On Drawing A-2, change KR8 to be "Vacuum Breakers VCB1 and VCB2 are to be painted."
KR9 does say to paint conduits, these conduits are above the unit in the center island. The breaker does not get painted.

On Page 09901-7, add the following under 2.12, B

4.  Vacuum Breaker VCB1, refer to section 09901, 2.12 for finishes.

5.  Vacuum Breaker VCB2 refer to section 09901, 2.12 for finishes.

6.  15 KV buss duct are to be painted, galvanized supports are not.

Clarification on 09901-13, under 4.05, C1

1.  Blast cleaning shall only be used at the James Park Station.

Clarification on 09901-13, under 4.05, F

  • The following methods shall be allowed: wire brushes, power tools, emery cloth, and other conductive tools or equipment.

At the Kings Road Substation, there is to be NO power washing or sandblasting of any kind.

At the James Park Substation, power washing can be performed as long as the power washing is done downwards so no water gets in the vents. At the James Park Substation, sandblasting can be done but the vents MUST be covered. Note: there is no water source at the James Park Substation.

The Contractor is responsible for removing all stickers. The Borough of Madison will be responsible for replacing all stickers.

Raymond M. Codey
Administrator
June 13, 2008