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Published Articles

ACPA 2020 3rd Q – Do Repair Provisions, ACPA Concrete Pavement Progress, Quarter 3, 2020

A Contractors Roadmap to Safely Build Beyond COVID-19, Underground Press Spring 2020

Utility Issues, ACPA Concrete Pavement Progress, Quarter 2, 2020

Liquidated Damages-ACPA 2020 Q1, ACPA Concrete Pavement Progress, Quarter 1, 2020

Doing What the Contract Says, NUCA Business Journal, Fall 2019

CenturyLink: Contractors Get Paid from Utility Company for Inaccurate Information, ACPA Concrete Pavement Progress, Quarter 4, 2019

Unmarked, Mismarked and Late Utility Relocation, MUCA Underground Press, Quarter 4, 2019

Paper Trail, ACPA Concrete Pavement Progress, Quarter 3, 2019

Unmarked, Mismarked, and Late Utility Relocation, NUCA Business Journal, Spring 2019

Reliance on Soils Reports, MUCA Underground Press, Spring 2019

Late Utility Relocation, ACPA Concrete Pavement Progress, Quarter 2, 2019

Soils Reports, ACPA Concrete Pavement Progress, Quarter 1, 2019

Understanding Contract Documents, NUCA Business Journal, Winter 2019

Differing Site Conditions:  A Roadmap for Additional Compensation and Time, ACPA Progress, Quarter 4, 2018

Repair of Concrete Pavement Cracking: What the Roadmap Should Be, ACPA Progress, Quarter 3, 2018

NUCA Construction Law Committee Report, NUCA Utility Contractor Magazine, July/August 2018

Differing Site Conditions are Here to Stay:  A Roadmap to Change, NASTT National Convention, March 2018

Obtaining Change Orders, Not Lawsuits, NUCA IA Newsletter, March 2017

Overcoming Underdesigned Projects due to Inadequate Soils Engineering, NUCA Business Journal, November 2017

Your Legal Rights Following OSHA Citation, NUCA Business Journal, Fall 2016

Contractors:  Know the Rights and Obligations that Protect you from Bearing Design Defect Costs, NUCA Business Journal, January 2016

When the Street Settles: Owners Trying to Contract Away Liability for Defective Design, MUCA Underground Press, Fall 2015

Differing Site Conditions:  Getting Paid for Extra Expenses and Lost Time, NUCA Business Journal, Fall 2014

Controlling Project Change Costs, NUCA Business Journal Spring 2014

Contractor Recourse for Late Utility Relocation, NUCA Business Journal, Summer 2014

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