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No Liquidated Damages After Substantial Completion Liquidated Damages; Substantial Completion

Friday, March 03, 2006 05:24 pm

 
No Liquidated Damages After Substantial Completion Liquidated Damages; Substantial Completion

A Louisiana court has ruled that a project owner could not assess liquidated damages after a contractor had achieved substantial completion and was performing only punch list work.

The Mansfield Housing Authority awarded a contract to All Seasons Construction, Inc. to re-roof and replace the fascia and soffits on 28 duplex buildings. The contract required the work to be substantially complete within 120 calendar days of issuance of notice-to-proceed, with the contractor subject to liquidated damages of $200 per day for late completion.

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