Rillito River Bank Protection

Tucson, Arizona

Owner: Pima County

Client Name: Pima County Public Works Department, Flood Control and Transportation Divisions

Engagement Scope

The Sutor Group was engaged by Pima County to evaluate pricing for removal of approximately 12,300 cy of asbestos containing earthen materials pursuant to contract provisions and Federal Acquisition Regulations imposed by Corps of Engineers (funding service).

Project description

Flood control canal work. Mass excavation and cementations earth erosion control.

Entitlement issues

Allowability of force account provisions under imposed FAR requirements. Application of "Christian Doctrine" contract formation/parole evidence rule.

Type of impacts

Alternate pricing under FAR provisions. Claim amount approximately $299,000.