Delay

  • HOW DOES YOUR CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT TREAT FLOAT

    … float” and is the float that I usually focus on since it may pertain to a delay to the substantial completion date of the project and can trigger either the assessment of liquidated damages and/or the contractor’s extended general conditions, whatever the case may be. Consider this hypothetical discussed in Weaver-Bailey Contractors, Inc. v. U.S…

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  • THE CONSTRUCTION PROJECT IS LATE – ALLOCATION OF DELAY

    … and contractor on any late construction project. Now the fun begins regarding the allocation of the delay! Through previous articles, I discussed that in this scenario the burden really falls on the contractor to establish that the liquidated damages were improperly assessed against it and, thus, it is entitled to additional time and extended general…

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  • BURDEN OF PROOF CHALLENGING ASSESSMENT OF LIQUIDATED DAMAGES

    … be necessary, to analyze the critical path of the schedule to isolate excusable delay and any concurrent delay establishing that although the project was late there were events or issues that would reduce or fully negate the number of days the owner is assessing liquidated damages for. Please contact David Adelstein at dma@kirwinnorris.com or (954) 759…

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  • CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULING IS AN IMPORTANT TOOL

    … Construction scheduling is an important tool for planning, managing, and forecasting the performance of work on construction projects. Generally CPM (critical path method) schedules, or schedules depicting the project’s critical path, are prepared beginning with the baseline schedule (the initial as-planned schedule) followed by schedule…

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