US Off Hook To Bowling Alley Builder For Overages

Law360, New York (October 5, 2010, 2:15 PM EDT) -- An appeals board has ruled that the U.S. Air Force doesn't owe a contractor more than $114,000 in overages tied to a $3.4 million, 10-lane bowling alley project at an Alabama military base, rejecting the company's argument that the government willingly paid it in other instances over the same contract.

In a decision dated Sept. 22 but released Tuesday, the Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals granted the government's request for summary judgment against Thorington Electrical and Construction Co., finding that key facts such as the...
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