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Reliance On Sub Did Not Excuse Failure To Detect Plans And Specifications; Changes-constructive

Wednesday, April 02, 2003 01:02 pm

 
Reliance On Sub Did Not Excuse Failure To Detect Plans And Specifications; Changes-constructive

The Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals has ruled that a prime contractor's reliance on a subcontractor did not excuse the failure to detect a patent ambiguity in the contract documents.

The Navy solicited bids for renovation of a building at the Naval Station in Norfolk, Virginia. An architectural drawing depicted various electrical fixtures to be installed in a certain type of room, the "S3 suites."A drawi [...]

 
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