important that the Resident Engineer on each project. Generally, when it is
noted that the percent of time used is greater than the percent of work completed by more than 25%, a letter such as that in Figure 108-5 should be sent to remind the Contractor
that time is important and direct them to progress. This letter is to be an originally filling in the blanks on a preprinted form. the example.
take appropriate steps to increase the rate of produced letter and shall NOT be the result of Distribution of the letter shall be as shown on
In addition, the Resident Engineer should document any conversations with, or instructions given to, the Contractor regarding project progress in the typed construction diary.
DISTRICT LETTERHEAD IF DISTRICT ENGINEER AHTD LETTERHEAD IF RESIDENT ENGINEER (Date)
Job No. FAP No. Job Name
Our records indicate that
% of the Contract Time has elapsed, while only
% of the work has been accomplished.
Timely prosecution of the work is an essential element of the Contract, and it is imperative that the work be pressed vigorously to completion.
Please advise regarding what action you plan to take so that we can be assured of the project's completion on or before the Contract Time expires.
Your reply is expected by
District Engineer (or RE)
Assistant Chief Engineer-Operations State Construction Engineer Resident Engineer (or RE) Surety Surety's Resident Agent