George Washington Memorial Parkway

Fairfax County, Virginia

Owner: Federal Highway Administration

Client Name: Eterna-Line Corporation

Engagement Scope

The Sutor Group was engaged by Eterna-Line's surety, Reliance Surety Company, to prepare a quantification of damages with respect to various changes that occurred on the project. The total impact was $1,178,000.

Project description

The project involved restoration of Portland concrete pavement and bridge deck work on approximately 2.1 miles of the George Washington Memorial Parkway leading to Mount Vernon, Virginia. Also included was asphalt rehabilitation work on Virginia state Route 235, construction of parking areas at Mount Vernon, and site drainage and utility work.

Entitlement issues

Differing site conditions relating to wet sub-base, varying asphalt thicknesses, and unidentified utilities and obstructions. Significant design changes and excessive performance standards. Weather impacts resulting from project delay.

Type of impacts

Efficiency impacts resulting from various changes on the project. Extended contract performance costs for field and home office overhead.