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Payment Scheme Cannot Negate Site Conditions Clause Differing Site Conditions-subsurface

Friday, February 03, 2006 05:15 pm

 
Payment Scheme Cannot Negate Site Conditions Clause Differing Site Conditions-subsurface

The Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals has ruled that the government's interpretation of a rock excavation payment provision could not stand if it abrogated the standard Differing Site Conditions clause.

The Corps of Engineers issued a solicitation for construction of family housing units at Mountain Home Air Force Base in Idaho. The contract documents included detailed geotechnical information, but cautioned that: "The enclosed geotechnical survey logs of exploration are provided for prop [...]

 
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