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Design-build Sub Had No Remedy For "Changed" Work Plans And Specifications; Changes-constructive

Wednesday, July 02, 2003 03:08 pm

 
Design-build Sub Had No Remedy For "Changed" Work Plans And Specifications; Changes-constructive

A Florida court has ruled that when an electrical subcontractor committed to a fixed price on a design-build project, none of the work within the preliminary design parameters could be considered "extra."

The Miami-Dade County School Board awarded a contract to Sunhouse Construction, Inc. to build an elementary school building. Only preliminary drawings and a set of design criteria existed at the time of contract award. Detailed drawings and specifications were to be furnished by the project architect as the work progressed.

Sunhouse subcontracted the electrical work to Consolidated Techniques, Inc. ( [...]

 
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