ASBCA Says Army Owes Contractor Money On $22.5M Project

By Bryan Koenig (November 30, 2016, 2:23 PM EST) -- An Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals panel has sided with a U.S. Army contractor in a recently published opinion concluding the company was never warned about overly saturated, unstable soil conditions that purportedly cost more than $1 million to address on a $22.5 million project.

The Army was wrong to deny Tetra Tech Facilities Construction LLC a $1.2 million adjustment to the project, according to the three-member panel, because Tetra Tech was not put on notice about the site conditions requiring that expenditure and because the water cannot be attributed to natural causes.

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