O'Reilly logo

Federal Contracting Answer Book, 3rd Edition by Terrence M. O'Connor

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

CHAPTER

22

DELAY

Delay is a common problem with contracts of any sort, government or private. As strange as it may sound, in a government contract, the contractor assumes that the government will delay the project. But there is a limit to what a contractor has to assume. That limit is reasonable delay. A contractor assumes the risk only of reasonable delay. If the delay is unreasonable, a contractor is entitled to relief: more money, more time to complete the project, or both.

    If a contractor finishes before the contract completion deadline ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required