Re: Tutor-Perini is one of the worst offenders
Author: Is Morales even employed these days?
Date: 06-07-2021 - 20:20

Can we have a do-over with this hire.

Kraut Wrote:
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> SP5103 Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > Don't forget:
> >
> > Some contractors (or their subs) intentionally
> > underbid the job to get the work, they cry poor
> > that they can't do it for their bid and ask to
> > renegotiate. I heard that Herzog was famous for
> > doing this on commuter operating/maintenance
> > contracts.
> >
> > Some companies intentionally bid at or near
> break
> > even expecting that the inevitable delays or
> > change-orders will give them their opportunity
> to
> > make an often healthy profit. If it's a
> > design/build or cost-plus contract even more
> > opportunity.
> >
> > It's more likely the incompetence of one of
> more
> > contractors, suppliers, design
> > engineers/consultants and/or politicians - or
> > sometimes $hit just happens.
>
>
> Tutor-Perini is one of the worst offenders. I
> would say I am surprised the state awarded the
> first contract to them, but they are all in bed
> together. Politics a dirty



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  Re: Caltrain Electrification - Delayed 'till 2024 LMAO.... Not really this is another sad reality of the CAHSRA fiaso, too.... FUD 06-07-2021 - 14:53
  Re: Caltrain Electrification - Delayed 'till 2024 LMAO.... Not really this is another sad reality of the CAHSRA fiaso, too.... SP5103 06-07-2021 - 15:58
  Tutor-Perini is one of the worst offenders Kraut 06-07-2021 - 20:02
  Re: Tutor-Perini is one of the worst offenders Is Morales even employed these days? 06-07-2021 - 20:20
  Re: Tutor-Perini is one of the worst offenders FUD 06-07-2021 - 23:32
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