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Government Cannot Keep Materials Delivered To The Jobsite But Not Used In Construction

Monday, June 04, 2007 12:21 pm

 
Government Cannot Keep Materials Delivered To The Jobsite But Not Used In Construction

The Civilian Board of Contract Appeals held that -- despite language in various FARs -- title to unused construction materials that remain at the jobsite after the project's completion belong to the contractor, not to the government.

G&R Service Company, Inc. (G&R) entered into a fixed price construction contract with the Department of Agriculture to provide all materials, personnel, equipment, services and related site work to install a new underground electrical system and replace eight existing water valves and valve boxes for the Big Biloxi Recreation Area. G&R successfully completed the project and the Forest Service signed off on the work. The Forest Service also kept certain materials that G&R delivered to the site but did not use during construction. [...]

 
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