Tacoma Narrows Bridge

1. The WSDOT-TNY Design Build Contract:
a. Describe the general structure of TNC’s design -build contract with WSDOT, especially as that contract structure influenced the work flow for the bridge project.
b. Identify and discuss at least three advantages and three disadvantages of such a contract.
c. As noted in the case study, the more common type of contract used in public sector projects like the Tacoma Narrows Bridge is a “design-bid-build” contract. What advantages does a “design-build” contract have over a “design-bid-build” agreement?

As the case study discusses, the WSDOT-TNC contract continued a rather complicated set of Liquidated damages provisions. Researching both the case study sources and other sources ,Identify the amount of liquidated damages TNC actually paid on this project.

Last Updated on March 21, 2018 by Essay Pro