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Documentation and Proof of Construction Delay

OnDemand Webinar (97 minutes)

Step-by-step, real-life examples will allow you to identify and quantify delays before they occur, preventing unnecessary disputes and claims.Time truly is money, especially in construction. Consequently, being able to determine and document delay is a crucial skill. This topic will focus on the key terms, important contract provisions and the most successful approaches to the determination of delay. It will include a discussion of the importance of the critical path, contemporaneous documentation, the pitfalls associated with discredited analytical techniques, and the underlying legal concepts and decisions.


Bill Haydt, Esq., Trauner Consulting Services, Inc.


Key Terms

• Schedules

- The Baseline and As Planned Schedules

- Scheduling Statusing and Updates

- As Built Information and Schedules

- Contemporaneous Schedules

- Schedules Created After the Fact

• The Critical Path

• Float

Measurement and Determination of Delay

• Typical Construction Contract Time Extension Provisions

• Analyzing Delays That Have yet to Occur

• Analyzing Delays After They Have Occurred

- Strengths and Weaknesses of Common Approaches to the Analysis of Delay

- What Schedules Should Be Used?

- The As Built

- Analyzing Delays Using the Contemporaneous Schedules

- Example Analysis

Documenting Delays

• The Importance of Contemporaneous Documents

• Schedule Reviews and Approvals

• Daily Reports, Logs and Diaries

• Notice