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Fast and (Sometimes) Furious: Acceleration and Compensability in Construction Contracts

By on September 23, 2017 in Commercial, Construction, Contracts

Brian L. Lynch, writing for Faegre Baker Daniels, discusses the principle of acceleration in construction contracts.

A major consideration in acceleration clauses is whether the contractor is getting for the speed up in work. He covers the three types of acceleration, which usuall dictate whether the contractor is being compensated for additional costs related t the disruption.

In three sections of the article, Lynch discusses directed acceleration, constructive acceleration, and voluntary acceleration.

Read the article.


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