Pre Bid Conference
Location: CHP Riverside Area office located at 8118 Lincoln Avenue, Riverside, CA 92504
It is mandatory that you view job site before submitting a bid. Mandatory walk through will be held on January 18, 2023 at 10:00 A.M. at the CHP Riverside Area office located at: 8118 Lincoln Avenue, Riverside, CA 92504.
A sign-in sheet will be provided at the walkthrough. All prospective bidders must sign-in prior to the start of the walk-through. Late sign-in will not be accepted. Bidders that arrive after the walk-through has started will not be
allowed to sign-in. No bid will be considered from a Contractor that did not sign-in at the
In the opinion of the CHP, this Invitation for Bids is complete and without need of
explanation. However, if questions arise or there is a need to obtain clarifying
information, bidders shall submit requests in accordance with the instructions in section
D of the IFB entitled “Bidder Questions.”
D. Bidder Questions
Bidders shall immediately notify CHP if clarification is needed regarding the services sought
or questions arise about the IFB and/or its accompanying materials, instructions, or
Bidders shall submit questions via email to Joshua Wickland at
To ensure a response and inclusion in the Questions & Answers (Q&A) document, questions must be received by the scheduled date in Section B, Time Schedule. Following the question submission deadline, the CHP will post a summary response of the questions and answers to be viewed on the original solicitation on the Cal eProcure website titled “Questions and Answers to IFB 22C840006. CHP reserves the right to contact an inquirer to seek clarification of any inquiry received. Bidders that fail to report a known or suspected problem with this IFB and/or any accompanying materials or fail to seek clarification and/or correction of this IFB and/or any accompanying materials shall submit a bid at their own risk. In addition, if awarded the agreement, the successful bidder shall not be entitled to additional compensation for any additional work caused by such problem, including any ambiguity, conflict, discrepancy, omission, or error.
1. What to include in an inquiry
a. Inquirer’s name, name of firm submitting the inquiry, mailing address, email address,
area code and telephone number, and fax number.
b. A description of the subject or issue in question or discrepancy found.
c. IFB section, page number or other information useful in identifying the specific problem or issue in question.
d. Remedy sought, if any.
2. Question deadline
Submit written questions and inquiries no later than the date and time stated in section B of this IFB, entitled “Time Schedule.”
CHP will accept questions or inquiries about the following issues up to the bid due date:
a. DVBE participation requirements.
b. How to complete DVBE attachments.
c. The reporting of IFB errors or irregularities.
3. Verbal questions
CHP reserves the right not to accept or respond to verbal questions and inquiries. Spontaneous verbal remarks provided in response to verbal inquiries are unofficial and are not binding on CHP unless later confirmed in writing. Any additional requirements shall be issued in the form of an addendum to all potential bidders.
Direct all verbal requests for DVBE assistance to CHP, SB/DVBE Advocate at
(916) 843-3616 up to the bid due date.