Managing Transit Construction Contract Claims

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Managing Transit Construction Contract Claims

Author : Joel T. Callahan
ISBN : 0309061156
Genre : Construction contracts
File Size : 48.89 MB
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Offers information from selected transit agencies about the underlying causes of construction disputes and practices in use today to identify and resolve them before they become formal claims. The synthesis focuses on avoidance and resolution of disputes, examines ways of settling disputes at their inception, and considers the experiences of the transit industry in the use of alternative dispute resolution techniques.
Category: Construction contracts

Megaproject Management

Author : Virginia A. Greiman
ISBN : 9781118416341
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 51.48 MB
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Project management lessons learned on the Big Dig, America'sbiggest megaproject, by a core member responsible for its dailyoperations In Megaproject Management, a central member of the BigDig team reveals the numerous risks, challenges, andaccomplishments of the most complex urban infrastructure project inthe history of the United States. Drawing on personal experienceand interviews with project engineers, executive oversightcommission officials, and core managers, the author, a formerdeputy counsel and risk manager for the Big Dig, develops newinsights as she describes the realities of day-to-day management ofthe project from a project manager's perspective. The book incorporates both theory and practice and is thereforehighly recommended to policymakers, academics, and projectmanagement practitioners. Focusing on lessons learned, thisinsightful coursebook presents the Big Dig as a massive case studyin the management of risk, cost, and schedule, particularly theinterrelation of technical, legal, political, and social factors.It provides an analysis of the difficulties in managingmegaprojects during each phase and over the life span of theproject, while delivering useful lessons on why projects go wrongand what can be done to prevent project failure. It also offers newideas to enhance project management performance and innovation inour global society. This unique guide: Defines megaproject characteristics and frameworks Reviews the Big Dig's history, stakeholders, andgovernance Examines the project's management scope, scheduling, and costmanagement—including project delays and cost overruns Analyzes the Big Dig's risk management and qualitymanagement Reveals how to build a sustainable project through integrationand change introduction
Category: Business & Economics

Mass Transit Management

Author :
ISBN : UCBK:C100891280
Genre : Atlanta Metropolitan Area (Ga.)
File Size : 82.37 MB
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Category: Atlanta Metropolitan Area (Ga.)

Avoiding Or Minimizing Construction Litigation

Author : Jonathan J. Sweet
ISBN : 0471546178
Genre : Law
File Size : 79.14 MB
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Enables non-attorneys in the construction industry to understand how the construction process and law interact in order to resolve disputes without going to court. Analyzes specific issues concerning contracts, subcontracting, tort claims, insurance and bonds. Recommends strategies for avoiding or terminating litigation if a claim arises. Includes actual case studies and a complete reference of relevant AIA, EJCDC and NSPE documents.
Category: Law

Synthesis Of Information Related To Transit Problems

Author :
ISBN : UOM:39015052651372
Genre : Local transit
File Size : 90.89 MB
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"This is a staff digest of the progress and status of TCRP Project J-7, "Synthesis of information related to transit problems," for which the Transportation Research Board is the agency conducting the research. Individual studies for the report are managed by Donna L. Vlasak ... with assistance from Jon Williams ..."
Category: Local transit

Annual Report Of Progress

Author : Transit Cooperative Research Program
ISBN : UOM:39015058912521
Genre : Local transit
File Size : 90.40 MB
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Category: Local transit

Publications Catalog

Author : National Research Council (U.S.). Transportation Research Board
ISBN : CORNELL:31924077947590
Genre : Highway research
File Size : 39.79 MB
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Category: Highway research


Author :
ISBN : UCSD:31822022686927
Genre : Building
File Size : 29.46 MB
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Category: Building

Power Plant Construction Management

Author : Peter G. Hessler
ISBN : 1593700296
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 84.74 MB
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With the focus on return on investment and new technologies, the power industry today is much different than it was years ago. A unique set of management skills is necessary to supervise construction or retrofitting of a power generation plant, given today's bottom-line emphasis on environment, fuel efficiency, up-to-date technical features, and the industry's loss of experienced craftsmen and supervisory personnel. This book explains the power of economics behind the industry and how to manage the finances of work activities.
Category: Technology & Engineering

E Transit

Author : Mitretek Systems
ISBN : 9780309067669
Genre : Electronic commerce
File Size : 71.29 MB
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Category: Electronic commerce

Construction Cost Management

Author : Keith Potts
ISBN : 9781134107353
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 31.70 MB
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Using a combination of worked examples and case studies, this book examines how projects go over-cost, what lessons can be learned from past examples and what approaches have successfully been employed. Example case studies include: The Scottish Parliament Wembley Stadium Heathrow Terminal 5. If you're studying Surveying or Construction Management, or starting out as a Construction Cost Manager and need to plan or assess construction projects then this is the book for you.
Category: Technology & Engineering