CONTENTS OF CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS

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YUSUF OZ
FATIH BOLUKBAS
HUSEYIN ANIL KARABULUT
A contract is
a legally
binding agreement
between
two or more parties.
Preamble
Introduction
Body
Boilerplate
Ending and Signatures
1) Agreement
2) General Conditions
3) Supplementary Conditions
4) Technical Specifications
5) Drawings
6) Addendum
7) Bonds
8) Insurance
9) Contractor’s Bid or Proposal
10) Notice of Award
11) Notice to Proceed
The agreement is the main document used
to signify and formalize the contract
between the parties.
The General Conditions are the legal
standards for parties to promote fair and
objective contractual stipulations.
The Supplementary Conditions is the part of
the Contract Documents where an Engineer
or Owner can amend, modify, or supplement
the articles of the standardized General
Conditions.
developed by the engineer or the architect of the project.
provided to give the contractor guidelines to follow during
construction in conjunction with project design.
the type of material, pertinent material data, and performance
requirements of the material placed in construction are stated.
do not dictate to the Contractor how to install the material.
it was organized in 1948 to bring uniformity and
standardization to construction industry during post war boom.
the foremost organization with regard to standard
specifications
not the only way to reach technical specification.
CSI specs are divided in sixteen distinct and unique sections
called Divisions.
Procurement and Contracting Requirements
General Requirements
Site work
Concrete
Masonry
Metals
Wood, Plastics, and Composites
Thermal and Moisture Protection
Doors and Windows
Finishes
Specialties
Equipment
Furnishings
Special Construction
Conveying Systems
Mechanical
Electrical
Basis for the project
Part of the agreement
issued to modify, add or delete any part of the
Contract Documents.
supersedes the information that it modifies,
adds, or deletes.
facilitate adjustment to a Contractor’s bid.
Bonds are the legal documents that guarantee to
an owner that the project will be completed , is
constructed properly, and all labour, material and
equipment will be paid for in the event the
Contractor defaults on the original contract.
Bonds include bid, performance, payment,
maintenance instruments of security.
Bid bond : successful bidder will enter into the work
Performance bond: guarantees the owner that the
project will be completed for the contract price.
Payment bond: guarantees the owner that all labour,
equipment, materials will be paid.
Maintenance bond: guarantees the owner that any
defects found after the work has been completed.
Carry insurance to protect the public and
financial interests of the parties involved in the
project.
The types of coverage and policy amounts can
differ by project or owner.
A bid is the price proposed by a Contractor to
complete the work described in a set of contract
documents.
Bids are submitted in two formats: lump sum and
unit price.
A lump sum bid is comprised of a total price to
complete all of the work.
A unit price bid proposal is based on the
designer’s interpretation of the major items of
work and the quantity of each item.
The Notice of Award is the written notice by the
owner to the apparent successful bidder showing
that the owner will sign the agreement.
The Notice to Proceed is a written notice from
the owner to the Contractor that establishes the
date on which the Contractor shall begin
performing its duties and obligations.
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Standard General Conditions of the
Construction Contract (Engineers' Joint
Contract Documents Committee, 1983
Edition)

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