Massachusetts Highway Dept, Boston, MA
Construction Management, Claims & Change
The Central Artery Tunnel
Kinoo, Inc. has been working on the Central Artery Tunnel Project,
Boston, as a construction management sub-consultant
on the $ 13 Billion project since 1994.
In 1995, Kinoo, Inc. was one of two firms, out of 17, that won
through open competition process, a major construction management
prime contract. The award to Kinoo, Inc. was also predicated upon
Kinoo’s performance as a sub-consultant on the project for
over a two year period. Kinoo’s responsibilities include claims
and change administration as well as scheduling, cost estimating
and right-of-way assessment as part of the joint venture team of
Bechtel/Parsons Brinckerhhoff (B/Pb). Several of Kinoo’s employees
have been given commendations by the joint venture team of B/PB
for Kinoo’s contribution to the project.
Kinoo’s tasks have included: Managing change orders and construction
claims and working with owners, engineers, attorneys, accountants,
schedulers and general contractors to expedite incorporation of
required contract changes in compliance with laws and procedures.
Review of cost proposals for compliance with contractual requirements
and analyzing variance between proposed and allowable costs and
negotiating settlements for price and schedule. Project control
liaison between the Central Artery Procurement and Project Engineering
to monitor utility contract formation and performance to schedule.
Providing oversight/direction to contractors for development and
maintenance of progress schedules and resolution of scheduling/process
conflicts with the contractor.
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