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However, the term is ill-defined, and it is difficult to justify such claims within a legal process. Difficulties exist in defining all parts of a disruption claim, and such claims require definitional clarity of all parts of the construction contract, from the scope of the project, to the details of what constitutes disruption and permissible delay. Within any construction project, a successful conclusion involves not only completion of the requisite work, but doing so within the time specified, within budget, and to the required technical standards. As construction projects have become more complex, and require greater investment, they have taken on added commercial importance. Time and cost considerations have become paramount, and will be as important as technical considerations in decisions to award contracts. The increased commercialization of construction contracts has placed ever greater pressure on contractors and clients to ensure projects proceed according to plan, and that all eventualities are adequately provided for in the contract.
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Like trains and planes, a construction project needs to run on time. When a schedule gets de-railed, it is important for contractors, general managers, and other professional builders to document the set-back with a construction delay claim. This algorithm defines contingencies that occur during a building project and may grant the contractor an extension of time and avoid additional costs.
Interface Consulting has extensive experience evaluating and preparing acceleration-related claims for our clients. Typically, construction contracts clearly spell out key milestone dates, completion dates, and possibly liquidated damages for delay or bonuses for early completion. Thus, time plays an important factor in project decisions. Agreed-upon project schedules allow the owner the opportunity to efficiently plan its production operations and therefore generate revenue, while the contractor can efficiently plan its use of labor, equipment, and resources to optimize the construction process. A contractor may accelerate voluntarily in order finish the project earlier to move on to its next job, to mitigate its own delays and inefficiencies, or to save money by reducing the project duration, in which case an acceleration claim is unlikely.