Mother Nature plays an important role in every construction project. Torrential rains, sub-zero temperatures, gale-force winds, and layers of ice and snow are some hallmarks of nature-related construction delays.
The issue, though, is whether these delays impact construction enough for contractors to legitimately and successfully seek a contractual time extension. Weather-induced time extensions typically are not compensable, but grant relief from liquidated damages. Continue reading Time-Extension Requests for Weather-Related Delays
John Anderson is a member of the Schedule Delay Analysis Standard Committee of the Construction Institute, which assisted with development of American Society of Civil Engineers ANSI/ASCE/CI 67-17. Continue reading Schedule Delay Analysis
If you mention tracking performance on a construction site, there will likely be some eye rolling; however, the mention of tracking profitability may elicit a much different response. If more contractors viewed tracking performance as being related to tracking profitability, more contractors may embrace it. Continue reading Tracking Performance = Tracking Profitability