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Contractor Achieves Partial Remission Of Liquidated Damages Liquidated Damages; Inspection

Saturday, September 03, 2005 04:01 pm

 
Contractor Achieves Partial Remission Of Liquidated Damages Liquidated Damages; Inspection

The Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals has ruled that a contractor's late completion was not excused by the failure of government inspectors to alert the contractor to deficiencies in the work. But not all the deficiencies related to the use and occupancy of the building.

The Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract to Amigo Building Corporation to renovate a barrack building at Fort Polk, Louisiana. The contract, which contained standard Liquidated Damages and Inspection of Construction clauses, called for substantial completion in 250 calendar days with liquidated damages of $575 per day for late completion.

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