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