Tag: contract

Construction Processes, Legal

The Dotted Line: 6 ways a construction contract can become unenforceable

January 26, 2021

Via: Construction Dive

Most contractors are well aware that they must abide by the performance standards and scope-of-work requirements in their contracts or potentially face legal action. What they might not realize is that there are situations that could render their contracts or […]

Construction Processes, Financial

Border wall construction continues with additional contract for $1.2B project

March 26, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Southwest, which is affiliated with Kiewit Infrastructure, was one of 12 contractors shortlisted by the Army Corps in May to bid on approximately $5 billion of border wall projects during the next five years. The work will include barriers, access […]

Construction Processes, Financial, Legal

Clark suing Miami Beach for $90 million over convention center contract

January 31, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

Clark’s allegations include claiming the city refused to pay for changes, didn’t reimburse Clark or its subcontractors for delays related to 2017’s Hurricane Irma, refused to grant appropriate extensions of contract time and unreasonably held retainage. Specific allegations that Clark […]

Construction Processes, Design, Procurement

A primer on progressive design-build

September 13, 2019

Via: BDCNetwork

Using this method, owners manage only one single source design-build entity contract as opposed to the multiple contracts used in traditional design-bid-build project delivery. Design-build entities are selected based on a procurement process that asks them to develop a design […]

Construction Processes, Financial

Kiewit-Parsons JV wins $806M Los Angeles Gold Line light rail contract

August 16, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

In its press release announcing the award, the authority said that the construction phase could generate as many as 16,000 jobs, which, in turn, would create up to $1 billion in labor income and up to $40 million in extra […]

Construction Processes, Financial, Legal

Federal Builders Miss in Contract Change Oversight

July 10, 2019

Via: ENR

Two leading federal construction owners lack agency-wide data and process control for contract changes that could delay cost resolution and even project completion, with impacts for contractors, particularly small firms, says a new U.S. government watchdog agency report. The Government […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise

Denver airport renovation delays add 3 more years

June 20, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

In February, the airport said that questions around the compressive strength of the concrete in the Jeppesen Terminal would likely be resolved by April, but that date has come and gone without a definitive answer. An independent consultant hired by […]

Construction Processes, Design

Studio ORD wins design contract for $8.5bn expansion of Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport

June 4, 2019

Via: Construction Global

Studio ORD will work alongside the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and key stakeholders to drive the design concept for the expansion programme which will provide a new Global Concourse and Global Terminal for O’Hare International Airport. The CDA hope […]

Construction Processes, Financial, Interaction of Expertise

Amid milestones, $1B South Coast rail in Massachusetts delayed a year

April 25, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The MBTA has been working on the South Coast rail for years. In fact, it awarded a $210 million, 10-year program and construction management contract for the project back in June 2014. The contract, which went to Vanasse Hangen Brustlin […]

Construction Processes, Financial

The Dotted Line: How to make sure a contract protects your money

June 12, 2018

Via: Construction Dive

There are contractors who say they love the construction business so much that they would not do anything else for a living. But it’s impossible to live on a business that doesn’t make money. Sometimes in construction, jobs get mired […]

Construction Processes, Design

Chicago officials award Arup $6M contract to develop designs for Union Station overhaul

July 13, 2016

Via: Construction Dive

Arup will provide a proposal to the city in approximately 18 months, giving officials an idea of total project costs. After that, it is estimated that any significant work will not get underway for five or more years. Some of […]