3 Things Project Teams Should Plan for During Uncertain Times

3 Things Project Teams Should Plan for During Uncertain Times The rules and restrictions from federal, state, and local government agencies are in a state of flux in the post-COVID-19 landscape. Project teams must be aware of these changes to avoid impacts on their...

From Cars to Crews: The Evolution of Construction Scheduling

From Cars to Crews: The Evolution of Construction Scheduling A Look at LBS Over the years, numerous construction tools and scheduling methods have emerged as a means to solve construction challenges. Location-based scheduling (LBS) is one of the latest methods that...

The ABCs of DRBs. What They Are and How Well They Work

The ABCs of DRBs: What They Are and How Well They Work For a host of reasons, disputes have become increasingly prevalent in the construction industry. When they affect deadlines, productivity and costs, they must be dealt with promptly to keep the project on schedule...

Identifying Concurrent Delay

Identifying Concurrent Delay Mark Boe, P.E., PSP Properly assessing concurrent delay can be one of the most difficult challenges encountered in resolving delay claims. First, of course, it’s essential to understand how concurrent delay is defined. What Makes Delays...

When the Best-Laid Plans Go Astray. A Primer on Labor Productivity

When the Best-Laid Plans Go Astray: A Primer on Labor Productivity It All Begins With the Bid When a contractor bids on a construction project, the bid usually is based on an estimate, which is factored from a similar project. The bid contains materials and labor...

Techniques and Methods for Assessing Delays

Techniques and Methods for Assessing Delays Time is important to everyone, especially to those in the construction industry. Every construction contract stipulates either a time of performance or a specific project completion date. Yet, with so much attention to time,...