Best Practice: How to Track Increased Construction Costs for Proving Claims

Best Practice: How to Track Increased Construction Costs for Proving Claims

If a contractor expects to seek additional compensation for an encountered condition, it should create an additional job cost category describing the extra work. Once the new cost category is created, the supervisor responsible for completing the daily report should assign all additional labor and equipment hours to the newly created cost code. Where an unforeseen condition creates additional work not included in the original contract, recording labor and equipment hours is quite easy. On the other hand, when unforeseen conditions create no new work, but rather, take the form of impeding a crew’s progress, the recording task becomes more difficult.

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