TITLE

THE "SIGNIFICANT CHANGE IN THE CHARACTER OF THE WORK" CLAUSE: UNCERTAIN FEDERALISM IN HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS

AUTHOR(S)
Wiezel, James P.
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Public Contract Law Journal;Winter2013, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p327
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on management of government contracts in the U.S. and offers information on the federally funded highway construction contracts by the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA). It emphasizes the importance of standardized contract clauses in controlling the financial risk of differing subsurface site conditions to the Government and also offers information on the "differing site conditions" clause.
ACCESSION #
86828590

 

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