3rd Circ. Axes Ruling Re-Awarding Bridge Painting Contract

Law360, Philadelphia (April 6, 2017, 7:39 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge went too far when he ordered the Delaware River Port Authority to award bridge painting work to a spurned contractor in a dispute over the denial of its initial bid for the project, the Third Circuit ruled in a published decision on Thursday.

While upholding the conclusion that the DRPA had arbitrarily and capriciously denied Alpha Painting & Construction Co. Inc.’s bid for the painting project, a three-judge panel found that the trial court’s remedy in the case exceeded its authority...
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