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Assessment Of Significant Causes And Effects Of Delays On The Projects Completion Period

Publication Date : 28/02/2015

Author(s) :

Yogita Gajare , Pankaj Attarde , Dr. D. K. Parbat.

Volume/Issue :
Volume 2
Issue 2
(02 - 2015)

Abstract :

The growing rate of delays is adversely affecting the timely delivery of construction projects. For owner, delay means the loss of income and unavailability of facilities. For contractor, delay means the loss of money for extra spending on equipment and materials and hiring the labor and loss of time. They are almost always accompanied by cost and time overruns. Construction project delays have a debilitating effect on parties such as owner, contractor, and consultant in terms of a growth in adversarial relationships, distrust, litigation, arbitration, cash-flow problems etc. Construction delay has become endemic in Indian construction industry. Delay of a project is a main factor and the major cause of construction claims. Therefore there is acute necessity for a detailed analysis of the delay factors and chooses correct actions to minimize the adverse effect of delay on time, within cost and for high quality. This research paper present list of construction delays causes retrieved from literature. The feedback of construction experts was obtained through interviews. Subsequently a questionnaire survey was prepared .The questionnaire survey was distributed to owner, contractor, engineer, architect and consultant. Frequency index, importance index and severity index are calculated. The discussion of the results ends the paper. The findings of this research paper can be used as a reference by project owners, managers, and in various organizations in developing their project management strategies and minimizing construction delays.

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