Contract Awards and Contract Administration

Design-Build: Legal Obstacles and Solutions

Construction Congress V
Managing Engineered Construction in Expanding Global Markets
This proceedings contains over 130 papers presented at ASCE's Construction Congress V held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 5-7, 1997. This publication is divided into seven...

Why Seek Foreign Contracts?
This chapter examines the reasons for why an engineer might seek out foreign contracts....

Dam Safety Meets Environmental Review, and Both Survive

Performance Evaluations and Incentive Programs for Estimators and Project Managers in Electrical Construction

Construction Change Order Impact Assessment Using Influence Diagrams

Salting: Construction Unions' Attack on Nonunion Contractors

Choosing the Right Delivery System

A User's Guide to Federal Architect
Engineer Contracts
The User's Guide to Architect-Engineer Contracts explores the process of selecting architect-engineer firms to perform design...

Contraction Scour at Bridges Founded on Clay Soils
With the federally mandated bridge scour program deadline of January 1997 approaching, scour evaluations are in full progress in many states around the country. A common physical situation...

The Case Against Markets
Markets are much in vogue as ideal institutions for managing water both nationally and internationally. True markets, however, have seldom existed for water rights and there are good reasons...

Sims Bayou: The Public Speaks—The Corps Listens
After about ten years of coordinating, planning, engineering, and design, advertising the first construction contract for the Sims Bayou flood control project was only months away. At...

Interruptible Option Contracts
Interruptible option contracts have been proposed and studied in numerous parts of the Western United States as an alternative supply option for water systems in an economically higher...

Contraction Scour at Bridges: Analytic Model for Coarse-Bed Channels
Contraction scour at bridges spanning coarse-bed channels is evaluated based on mass conservation of both water and transported sediment between a reference channel section near the crossing...

Utilizing Coordinated Billing and Metering Systems Analysis to Enhance Utility Revenue on a Shared Revenue Basis
The Jefferson Parish Water Department provides water service to over 450,000 residents through 132,000 active utility connections and provides billing services for all Parish operated...

Constructor Prequalification
Choosing the Best Constructor and Avoiding Constructor Failure
This comprehensive, practical manual illustrates how owners can evaluate and select constructors for various civil engineering projects using the process of constructor prequalification....

Challenges of an Advance Utility Contract for a Major Highway Widening Project in Norfolk, Virginia

A New Model of Risk Allocation for Construction Contracts based on Fair Liabilities between Parties

Theoretical Foundations for Computer-Supported Negotiation





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