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Demolition Debris Was Type Ii Differing Site Condition Differing Site Conditions-subsurface; Notice

Monday, April 03, 2006 06:08 pm

 
Demolition Debris Was Type Ii Differing Site Condition Differing Site Conditions-subsurface; Notice

The Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals has ruled that buried demolition debris constituted a Type II differing site condition. Quality control reports and on-site observations provided the government with adequate notice.

The Directorate of Contracting at Fort Carson, Colorado, awarded a contract to Parker Excavating, Inc. to place existing overhead electrical cables underground in conduits. The work involved extensive horizontal directional drilling. The contract documents indicated the presence of subsurface rock and hard soils, but gave no indication of buried debris. The contract contained a standard Differing Site Conditions clause requiring prompt written notice of un [...]

 
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