Contract Terms for Works to Bridge Road, Exeter

I would like information on the over-running works at Bridge Road, Countess Wear.

• What type of contract terms were agreed at the tender stage between DCC and the principal contractor?

NEC3 Engineering and Construction Contract ECC Option A

• Under the contract terms between DCC and the principal contractor, were provisions included for financial penalties for delays in completion?


• If provisions for delays were included, what are the terms of the penalties?

The Contractor pays delay damages from Completion Date of £3000 per each full day delayed until removal of all traffic management and permanent opening of all 4 vehicle lanes and the footway/cycleway to traffic

• Has the principal contractor been advised that penalties are due?


• When will payment be made?

At each monthly payment certificate following the period that delay occurs