Construction delay

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Construction delays are slow downs in traffic (sometimes slowing to a complete standstill) required for a construction project to complete some stage of the job.

Construction delays in residential and light construction are most often the result of miscommunication between contractors, subcontractors, and property owners. These types of misunderstandings and unrealistic expectations are usually avoided through the use of detailed construction contracts, which specify the work, materials, and timetable to be used.

However, in more complex projects, problems will arise that are not foreseen in the original contract, and so other legal construction forms are subsequently used, such as change orders, lien waivers, and addendums. http://ContractorCity.com has construction contracts and other specialized business tools to help contractors, such as construction cost estimators. These tools enable builders to avoid construction delays and bring the job in on time and on budget.

See also: Construction, Civil engineering

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