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No Bid Correction After Contract Award Bids-mistakes; Equitable Relief

Monday, October 03, 2005 04:11 pm

 
No Bid Correction After Contract Award Bids-mistakes; Equitable Relief

A Tennessee court has ruled that a contractor was not entitled to correct a mistaken bid price after contract award.

HTI Memorial Hospital Corp. solicited bids for construction of a pumping station and water line to service a new hospital facility near Nashville. The bid schedule included quantities of work to be unit priced and then extended for line item totals. But the solicitation contemplated the award of a fixed-price contract. The unit prices were to be used for pricing change orders.

Eatherly Construction Co. submitted a bid on the contract. For the line item of 705 linear feet of 12-inch [...]

 
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