This report will be of interest to state departments of transportation (DOTs) and private contractors faced with the issue of compensation for unabsorbed home office overhead because of contract delays. The report examines the issue from the perspectives of state DOTs and contractors. The focus is on the approaches used by state DOTs to compensate contractors for unabsorbed home office overhead for contract delays and contractors' perceptions of these approaches. In addition, the issues of how the federal government and the private sector address home office overhead and what case law and regulations can be involved are discussed.

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  • Authors:
    • LOWE, S
    • Bielek, R
    • Burnham, R
  • Publication Date: 2003


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  • Features: Appendices; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 55 p.
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  • Accession Number: 00960101
  • Record Type: Publication
  • ISBN: 0309069599
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Project 20-5 FY 2002,, Topic 32-10
  • Files: TRIS, TRB
  • Created Date: Jul 16 2003 12:00AM