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Bid Alert No: 00000452119


Agency Bid No. Title: 7236

Received Date: 01/06/2016

Close Date: 01/26/2016

Purchase Type: Date of Award through January 31, 2017

Delivery Point: San Diego County, California

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Questions Due By Optional 01/13/2016 05:00 PM


Specifications include, but are not limited to: This specification covers glass spheres (traffic beads) for use in providing nighttime retro-reflectance in painted traffic lines and other markings used in highway delineation. The supplied glass beads shall have a moisture-proof coating that promotes the free flow of beads in high humidity conditions. SPECIFICATIONS AND STANDARDS Specifications and standards referenced in this document in effect on the opening date of the Request for Bid form a part of this specification where referenced. All glass spheres (beads) shall meet or exceed the current Caltrans Specification for Glass Spheres (Beads), Caltrans Specification Number 8010-004. REQUIREMENTS: The glass beads shall meet the requirements listed below. General: Glass spheres shall lend themselves readily to firm embedment in traffic paint when dropped on a freshly placed paint line. The embedment shall be of such nature so as to provide a highly retroreflective surface on the paint with reserve retroeflective capacity in the lower sections of the paint film. This retroreflection shall be evident to the operator of a motor vehicle at night when the headlights of the vehicle are directed at the marking. Glass beads shall not contain any hazardous materials at levels that would cause the beads to be classified as a hazardous waste under Title 22, Division 4, Section 66261.20 of the California Code of Regulations.

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Product Code: 55004

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: County of San Diego

State: California

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Maureen Schlentz, Department of Purchasing and Contracting Department of Purchasing and Contracting, 5560 Overland Avenue, Suite 270, San Diego, California, 92123

Phone: 858-537-2573

Fax: 858-715-6453




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