Army Corps Accused Of $13M In Construction Flubs

By Michael Macagnone (July 20, 2016, 2:51 PM EDT) -- A federal contractor blasted the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' conduct in overseeing a military construction contract in Pennsylvania in a Federal Claims suit Tuesday, accusing the Corps of micromanagement and design faults that cost the company more than $13 million.

Walsh Construction Co., on behalf of several subcontractors, sued the federal government for additional costs thanks to the Corps' alleged mismanagement of large-scale earthwork and foundation projects for a new Defense Logistics Agency building in Pennsylvania. According to the suit, the Corps subjected Walsh and its subcontractors to dozens of additional inspections, requiring additional drilling and other work that could...

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