Contractor Seeks $3.7M For Corps Dredging Contract

Law360, New York (June 8, 2011, 2:03 PM EDT) -- Weston/Bean Joint Venture filed suit in Florida on Tuesday seeking more than $3.7 million from the U.S. government for allegedly forcing the company to perform extra work on a nearly $12 million contract for dredging in the Miami River.

WBJV claims that the terms of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ contract roped the company into work that stretched beyond the scope of the job, which called for the removal of some 750,000 cubic yards of sediment from a 5.5-mile tract of a federal navigation channel....
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