Shopping Cart (0) items Sign In

Construction Claims Monthly - Devoted exclusively to the problems of construction contracting since 1963

‹ Prev article: 
 

Alternate Item Later Reduced By Change Order Bids; Changes-deductive

Saturday, January 03, 2004 11:49 am

 
Alternate Item Later Reduced By Change Order Bids; Changes-deductive

A New York court has ruled that a public project owner could reject a low bid which failed to price an alternate item the owner included in the contract, even though the owner subsequently altered the item through a deductive change order.

The Grand Island Central School District issued an invitation for bids for improvements to a school building. The bid schedule included a list of alternate bid items. The IFB stated: "The contract will be awarded to that qualified bidder whose base bid, together with any alternates which the School District may wish to accept, totals the lowest [...]

 
› Next article: 
 
Sign up now for Construction Claims Monthly Online! Your own virtual help desk of must-have techniques, tutorials, and how-to articles.
 
Join Now Construction Claims Monthly! Close