IMPLEMENTING CONSTRUCTION BY CONTRACT OR DAY LABOR

Construcción por contrato o por administración = Execution des travaux à I'entreprise ou en régie

This compendium is a product of a 3-year project to enhance rural transportation in developing countries by providing improved access to existing information on the planning, design, construction, and maintenance of low-volume roads. The compendium is concerned with the mechanics of preparing for and carrying out contract or day labor construction projects. The twelve texts that have been reprinted in the compendium in full or in excerpted portions are: Construction by Contract and by Day Labor (Highway Research Board, 1943); A Cost Comparison Study of Force Account and Contract Construction on Five Secondary Projects in North Carolina (Highway Research Board, 1956); Preparation and Presentation of Project Documents (Indian Roads Congress, 1979); Section 100-General Provisions (Federal Highway Administration, 1969); Competitive Bidding and Award of Highway Construction Contracts (Transportation Research Board, 1978); Standard Specification for Road and Bridge Works (Ministry of Works and Supplies, Malawi, 1978); Field Supervisors' Duties and Responsibilities, Volume 1, Contract Roadworks (National Association of Australian State Road Authorities, 1975); Recommended Standards for the Responsibility, Authority, and Behavior of the Inspector (Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers, June 1975); The Rural Access Roads Programme, Appropriate Technology in Kenya (International Labour Office, 1980); Optimum Working Time (Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers, November 1977); Optimum Number of Crews (Proceedings of the American Society of Civil Engineers, June 1978); and Critical Path Scheduling: An Overview and a Practical Alternative (Civil Engineering, ASCE, July 1980).

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  • English
  • Spanish
  • French

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00331064
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0309031060
  • Contract Numbers: AID/OTR-C-1591, Project 931-1116
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Oct 28 1981 12:00AM