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Work with experienced attorney to address issues surrounding construction contract bidding, P.2

In our previous post, we mentioned that the rules governing contract bidding are different for public contracts and private contracts. Specifically, the bidding process on public contracts is governed by greater formality and more rules, among which is the some variation of the rule that a bid must be selected based on the lowest responsible bid.

Work with experienced legal counsel to address issues surrounding construction contract bidding

In construction law, the bidding process is a crucial phase of a construction project, since it is when parties establish the overall cost of the project. For contractors, getting the numbers right is important, not only to ensure the contractor is a competitive bidder, but also to ensure the contractor doesn’t set itself up for failure and financial loss.  

Work with experienced legal counsel to protect your rights under construction contract

When owners, contractors and subcontractors enter into an agreement to engage in a project, they expect that they will be able to rely on each other party to honor their obligation under the contract. Good construction contracts do, of course, allow for changes in the project timeline and, if necessary, changes in the plan itself. A certain amount of flexibility is important in any construction project.

Addressing the issue of delays in construction contracts, disputes, P.3

We’ve been looking at the issue of delay in construction projects, particularly how delays are to be handled under a construction contracts. Picking up where we left off last time, concurrent delays are another issue that should be dealt with in construction contracts. Concurrent delays are those for which there are two or more potential explanations for the cause of the delays, including actions or omissions of both the property owner and the contractor.

Addressing the issue of delays in construction contracts, disputes, P.2

Previously, we began looking at the issue of construction delays and the potentially significant costs associated with them. As we noted, construction delays often do not come with drastic costs until they result in delays in the overall construction project.

Addressing the issue of delays in construction contracts, disputes, P.1

With the road construction season upon us, Pennsylvania readers are sure to soon experience the inconveniences associated with such projects. In particular, two Pennsylvania Department of Transportation construction projects, one on Route 147 in Point Township and another on Interstate 80 in Montour County, are expected to cause traffic delays.