Types of Delays
Construction delays are typically apportioned into three principal categories: Delays within the contractor's control. Delays within the owner's control. Delays neither party can control.
How do I write a delay claim?
- Details of delay: Facts describing the cause of the delay and the length of the delay.
- Cause of the delay: Cost of the labors, material, and equipment incurred as a result of the delay.
What is the delay clause in a construction contract?
Delay or Disruption Costs Clause
This clause covers the recovery of extra costs that result from delays due to granting a time extension. It doesn't address how delay costs and disruption costs differ, but it may include language that covers “extra costs due to delay or disruption.”
What are the 4 types of project delays in project management?
The four types are: non-critical, critical, excusable or compensable. Here, Dr. Apirath Prateapusanond, Managing Director of Quantum PPP Consulting and Regional Director of Tungsten Capital Thailand explains. Non-Critical Delays are those that do not affect the overall project completion date.
What is an example of a construction delay?
Actions of Other Parties in the Contract
Common examples that delay most construction projects include: Unforeseen site conditions. Change orders from the owner. Redesigns of project components.
What are three ways a construction contract can be terminated?
A construction contract may be terminated if a party fails to perform work required by the contract, if one party goes bankrupt, or if one party does not agree with the contract and cannot negotiate conditions.