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A Missing Digit In A Unit Price Is A Correctable Bid Error
Wednesday, December 30, 2009 03:59 am
Matter of: Cashman Dredging and Marine Contr. Co. LLP
Comptroller General of the United States
2009 U.S. Comp. Gen. B-401547 (August 31, 2009)
While proofreading your bids for accuracy is a smart move, you won't likely be barred from competition for an obvious typo â€” as long as it doesn't conceal your bid's actual intent.
Cashman Dredging and Marine Contracting Co. LLP (Cashman) protested the Department of the Navy's award to Great Lakes Dredging and Dock Company (Great Lakes) for dredging work at the submarine base in New London, Connecticut. Cashman claimed Great Lakes' bid was defective and should have been rejected, but the Comptroller General disagreed.
The project solicitation required bidders to supply both