Air Hangars

Tonopah Nuclear Reservation, Nevada

Owner: Reynolds Electric Company

Client Name: Sletten Construction Co., Inc. Reynolds Electric, Inc.

Engagement Scope

The Sutor Group was engaged by Sletten and Reynolds Electric to evaluate the damage computations that were submitted to Sletten by Superior Electric, Inc. Superior Electric was a sub to Sletten Construction on this project. Sletten was a sub to Reynolds Electric Company. The Sutor Group was also engaged to present the results of our findings as expert testimony in litigation proceedings.

Project description

The project entailed the construction of two new airplane hangars and a utility building. The airplane hangars are for the recently-developed Stealth fighter/bomber.

Entitlement issues

The dispute involved contract interpretation with respect to the requirement for iron clad cable and heat trace clips.

Type of impacts

Work suspension, additional direct sots as a result of metal clad cable change, labor inefficiency resulting from disruption. Contract extension costs for field and home office overhead.