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AHJ coordination on site utility installations

Facility name: Parkridge Valley Hospital

Project name: PRKRVH-092018M-ED Addition
Location: CHATTANOOGA, TN
Project classification: Hospital – Horizontal Expansion
Project type: Acute Care
Project number: 3424100002
Lesson Learned number: 46
Impact: Schedule


Lesson Learned/Best Practice

City required excavation of the bio-retention pond and partial storm sewer system installation before to excavating the building pad.  This was not contemplated in the schedules and delayed development of the building pad by three weeks.


Suggested Actions for Future Projects

Have civil engineer discuss excavation and site utility installations prior to completion of construction documents and include any required sequencing or special provisions in the documents.  At a minimum the contractor should meet with the AHJ to ensure a thorough understanding of their requirements.

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