Throughout the current century, federal, state and local governments have engaged the services of private construction companies in an increasing number of governmental construction projects. Many of these projects, such as the construction of roads, tunnels, dams, bridges, and buildings, require, at least to some degree, subsurface excavation. This comment deals with some of the legal problems facing contractors and governmental agencies in such excavation, and suggests possible solutions to these problems.
Government Contracts for Subsurface Excavation: Misrepresentation and Change of Conditions,
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