PREPARATION OF AMENDMENTS
1. PURPOSE OF AMENDMENTS (ADDENDA):
A document issued during the bidding period to make changes in the "Bidding
2. REASONS FOR AMENDMENTS:
There are many reasons for amendments. However, the most common is to amend the
bidding documents as follows:
2.1 To revise Contract Drawings with SKETCHES, to issue revised drawings, to issue
new drawings, and to delete drawings. When revised drawings are required, be sure to
indicate the appropriate "Revision Date" in the REVISION BLOCK on each drawing. The
revised areas shall be clouded and designated with the appropriate symbol.
NOTE: Do not make changes to drawings by word description that will cause
bidders/Contractors to make changes in the design drawings.
2.2 To make revisions to the specifications by word descriptions:
2.2.1 Revise words, numbers, sentences, or paragraphs.
2.2.2 Add or delete various sentences, paragraphs, pages, or complete sections.
3. NAVFAC REGULATIONS:
Require that amendments must be in the possession of each prospective bidder a
minimum of ten (10) calendar days prior to the bid opening date. Failure to meet the
deadline will result in bid postponement.
4. PREPARATION PROCESS:
When the need for an amendment arises, the A-E shall contact the Project Leader (PL) or
an appropriate representative such that the Specification Specialist can provide a copy of
the "Instructions for the Preparation of Amendments and Change Orders" in a timely
manner. It would be helpful if there is a coordinated effort between the Specification
Specialist and the A-E such that the "First Submittal - Correct Amendment" principle can