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Claims submittals

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Contract changes

 

Design-bid-build forms

Change Order
Work Order/MEW

 

Supplemental Agreement

Standard
Part A
Part B

 

Sample Language

Change Order
Work Order/MEW
Supplemental Agreement

 

Design-build forms

Change Order

Standard
Part A
Part B

 


 

 

Sample Language - Supplemental Agreements

 

SA Language

Download the desired sample and paste it onto an SA form.  Replace the underlined phrases and quest ion marks with the appropriate information. Since each SA is a legal document, submit a draft of your SA to the SA Tech before getting Contractor's signature.


Situation When to Use
2013 ADA revision Sample SA and accompanying Standard Plan sheet
Basic SA For any situation;  other samples are based on the basic SA.
Change Specification To change Contract Specification or Special Provision.
Emerald Ash Borer Add to all projects in Hennepin, Houston, and Ramsey Co. that involve clearing and/or grubbing.
Extended Concrete Delivery Time

Sample SA Change for Extending the Delivery Time Requirements to 90 minutes.

Material Control Error

To replace incomplete Page 7 of the Material Control Schedule April 2 2012.

Overruns To change Contract unit price if item overruns bid quantity by >125% as provided in MnDOT Spec. 1903.
Value Engineering When Contractor proposed a Value Engineering as provided in MnDOT Spec. 1408.

 

Claims
Discuss all claims with the Claims Engineer at 651/366-4219.

 

Situation When to Use
Simple Claim To settle a claim or multiple claims when claim settlement went easily and cleanly
Claim with Exceptions After settling as many of Contractor's claims as possible.  Remaining claims can be brought up for alternative dispute resolution.
Claim at End of Project For multiple claims and issues settled at the end of a project