The Appellate Division recently affirmed a trial court’s granting of summary judgment in favor of the County of Union (the “County”) on a contractor’s extra work claim for $631,895.27 arising from an ambiguity in the contract specifications.  The Court found the ambiguity to be a patent ambiguity, which A. Juliano & Sons, Inc. (“Juliano”), the

In a recent unpublished opinion, New Jersey’s Appellate Division provides another reminder to contractors bidding on municipal contracts to timely challenge any portion of the bid specifications that may be improper or problematic.  As this decision shows, if you fail to challenge a bid specification at least three days prior to the opening of the

Subcontractor’s bids, when coupled with its backlog of uncompleted contracts, must not cause subcontractor to exceed aggregate rating limit in public school projects.  If so, contractor’s bid will be rejected due to subcontractor exceeding its aggregate rating limit.

On June 20, 2011, the Appellate Division decided Brockwell & Carrington Contractors, Inc. v. Kearny Board of