NJ Properly Awarded Sandy Project, Appeals Panel Says

Law360, New York (March 29, 2017, 6:15 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey Appellate Division on Wednesday affirmed the state Department of Environmental Protection’s award of a nearly $30 million Superstorm Sandy restoration project contract, ruling that the agency had properly rejected an unsuccessful bidder’s contention that the winner didn’t have the qualifying experience.

The two-judge panel’s opinion dealt a blow to Agate Construction Co. Inc., which argued that winning bidder J. Fletcher Creamer & Son Inc. hadn’t demonstrated prior experience in projects adjacent to a beach or inlet, which the DEP had said was required...
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