VOLUME 4   ISSUE 35   SEPTEMBER 11, 2015


By Bruce Jervis


Many state highway construction and improvement contracts involve the use of federal funds. When that is the case, the Federal Aid Highway Act requires the construction contract to include a standard federal Differing Site Conditions clause. The language of this clause is familiar and has been interpreted extensively over the years. Actual physical conditions at the site that differ materially from representations in the contract or that could not have been reasonably foreseen by a prudent contractor are grounds for an equitable price adjustment.   Read more.


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