Past and Future of Contract Administration

by Woodrow W. Wilson, (F.ASCE), Sr. Vice Pres.; Metcalf & Eddy, Inc., Boston, Mass.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Construction Division, 1975, Vol. 101, Issue 3, Pg. 559-564

Document Type: Journal Paper


Past and current contract administration activities have been and are unsatisfactory. In particular, relationships between the parties have deteriorated over the past l0 yr -15 yr. This trend must be reversed. Engineers, individually and as a group, must participate to a much greater degree than in the past in solving the problems. The existing situation and its historical background, and problems that require study and resolution are examined.

Subject Headings: Contracts | Deterioration

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