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No Conflict Between Specification And Special Provision Plans And Specifications; Changes-constructi

Monday, January 03, 2005 03:48 pm

 
No Conflict Between Specification And Special Provision Plans And Specifications; Changes-constructive

A Wisconsin court has ruled that there was no conflict between a standard specification and a special provision, so the special provision did not supersede the specification.

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation awarded a contract to James Cape & Sons Co. to construct storm sewers. The specifications called for the trenches to be backfilled with granular material.

The contract also included a set of special provisions which took precedence over the specifications. One of the special provisions addressed disposal of excavated material. It stated: "If t [...]

 
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