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Extensions of Time, 1st edition

Extensions of Time, 1st edition

Delays occur on most construction projects and always have done. At some point during a project, particular parts of the works, or the works as a whole, will not progress as quickly as planned, with the risk that the contractual completion date will not be met.

Sometimes, the lack of progress will be due to events that are the employer’s responsibility under the contract; sometimes, the lack of progress will be due to events that are the contractor’s responsibility.

This guidance note covers:

  • costs of delay
  • background to extension of time clauses
  • delay assessments using BIM
  • strengths and weaknesses of delay analysis methods.