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Work Not Constructively Accelerated Acceleration; Delay-excusable

Thursday, November 03, 2005 04:23 pm

 
Work Not Constructively Accelerated Acceleration; Delay-excusable

The Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals has ruled that government procrastination in granting a time extension for excusable delay did not constructively accelerate the pace of a contractor's work.

The Army Corps of Engineers awarded a contract to McKenzie Engineering Co. to perform concrete work on the intake bays of a hydropower facility in Rock Island, Ill. The contract stipulated that no work was to be performed between Nov. 15 and May 15 inclusive. McKenzie's proposed schedule was app [...]

 
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