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Dotted Line: How to manage the risks of delegated design

July 24, 2018

Delegated design comes into play in construction when a general contractor or subcontractor assumes responsibility for some aspect of a project’s design. This can occur with any project delivery type, and adds a new layer of responsibility — and potential liabilities — for construction companies.

Delegated design, though, shouldn’t be confused with the methods a contractor uses to perform its work. As long as a contractor meets the requirements laid out in the plans and specifications — and as long as the contract doesn’t state otherwise — then the construction company can use the building practices it deems necessary.

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