110 ACTIVITIES CHART PROJECT SCHEDULE

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110.01 DESCRIPTION.
Plan, schedule, and construct the project using an Activities Chart (AC). The AC shall break down into detail the Contract time required to perform the work activities for the duration of the project. Use the AC for coordinating and monitoring the work specified in the Contract DocumentsThe written agreement executed between an Administration and the successful bidder, covering the performance of the work and furnishing of labor, equipment and materials, by which the Contractor is bound to perform the work and furnish the labor, equipment and materials, and by which the Administration is obligated to compensate him therefore at the mutually established and accepted rate or price. The Contract Documents shall include the Invitation for Bids, Notice to Contractors, Instructions to Bidders, Proposal, Contract Forms and Bonds, General Provisions, Specifications, Supplemental Specifications, all Special Provisions, all Technical Provisions, all Plans and Notices to Proceed, also any written Change Orders and Supplemental Agreements that are required to complete the construction of the work in an acceptable manner, including authorized extension thereof including activities of subcontractors, vendors, suppliers, utilities, railroads, and other parties associated with the construction of the ContractAny agreement entered into by a procurement agency for the acquisition of supplies, services, construction, construction related services, architectural services or engineering services.Contract does not include: Collective bargaining agreements with employee organizations or agreements creating employer employee relationships, as defined in Article 64A, Section 15A(a)(3), Annotated Code of Maryland, Medicaid, Medicare, Judicare, or similar reimbursement contracts which user eligibility and cost are set by law or regulation..
Initial Activities Chart Project Schedule (IAC). The IAC shall consist of:
(a) A chronologically sequenced bar chart in which work activity durations shall be represented by working days, days, or completion date as specified in the Invitation for BidsAny document, whether attached or incorporated by reference, used for soliciting bids under procurement by competitive sealed bidding and small procurement procedures including requests for quotations. (IFBInvitation for Bid).
(b) A Written Narrative (WN) describing the original sequence of work, number of shifts per day, number of hours per shift, number and composition of crews, and the equipment to be utilized on each work activity. List subcontracting activities.
Expend the entire Contract time specified in the IFBInvitation for Bid.
The EngineerAny person designated by the Administrator or the procurement officer, acting directly or through his duly authorized representative, such representative acting within the scope of the particular duties assigned to him or of the authority given him. reserves the right to specify the number of activities and require additional breakdown of the activities at any time.
Complete the proposed IAC within 14 days after receiving the Notice of AwardThe decision by a procurement agency to execute a purchase agreement or Contract after all necessary approvals have been obtained.. Submit five sets for review and approval. The EngineerAny person designated by the Administrator or the procurement officer, acting directly or through his duly authorized representative, such representative acting within the scope of the particular duties assigned to him or of the authority given him. will review the IAC within 30 days after receipt. If required, a Joint Review Conference will be convened at which time the EngineerAny person designated by the Administrator or the procurement officer, acting directly or through his duly authorized representative, such representative acting within the scope of the particular duties assigned to him or of the authority given him. and ContractorAny person having a Contract with a procurement agency. Contractor does not include an employee with an employment Contract, or an employee organization with a collective bargaining agreement. may make corrections and adjustments to the IAC. Submit revisions to the IAC due to the EngineerAny person designated by the Administrator or the procurement officer, acting directly or through his duly authorized representative, such representative acting within the scope of the particular duties assigned to him or of the authority given him.’s review or the Joint Review Conference within seven days from the date of the review for another review. Submit the revisions in the format used in the IAC. The EngineerAny person designated by the Administrator or the procurement officer, acting directly or through his duly authorized representative, such representative acting within the scope of the particular duties assigned to him or of the authority given him. will respond to the revised IAC within seven days after receipt.
Do not begin construction work until the IAC is accepted.
Time charges shall begin no later than the on or before date of the Notice to ProceedA written notice to the Contractor of the date on or before which he shall begin the prosecution of the work to be done under the Contract.. Any delay in starting work caused by the acceptance of the IAC by the EngineerAny person designated by the Administrator or the procurement officer, acting directly or through his duly authorized representative, such representative acting within the scope of the particular duties assigned to him or of the authority given him. will not be a basis for any monetary claim. The AdministrationShall mean any one of the Administrations within the Maryland Department of Transportation, as listed in GP 1.02. may consider a noncompensable Contract time extension, if warranted.
Upon notification that the IAC is accepted, that document will become the AC of Record (ACR). The ACR shall be the work plan for completing the entire Contract as specified in the Contract DocumentsThe written agreement executed between an Administration and the successful bidder, covering the performance of the work and furnishing of labor, equipment and materials, by which the Contractor is bound to perform the work and furnish the labor, equipment and materials, and by which the Administration is obligated to compensate him therefore at the mutually established and accepted rate or price. The Contract Documents shall include the Invitation for Bids, Notice to Contractors, Instructions to Bidders, Proposal, Contract Forms and Bonds, General Provisions, Specifications, Supplemental Specifications, all Special Provisions, all Technical Provisions, all Plans and Notices to Proceed, also any written Change Orders and Supplemental Agreements that are required to complete the construction of the work in an acceptable manner, including authorized extension thereof.
Failure to adhere to the latest approved ACR will be cause for the AdministrationShall mean any one of the Administrations within the Maryland Department of Transportation, as listed in GP 1.02. to deny requests for additional compensation or extensions of the Contract duration.
Revisions to the ACR. Revisions shall consist of one or a combination of the following:
(a) A change in the duration of an activity.
(b) A change in the logic of the schedule.
(c) The deletion or addition of one or more activities.
Proposed revisions to the ACR may be submitted at any time during the life of the ContractAny agreement entered into by a procurement agency for the acquisition of supplies, services, construction, construction related services, architectural services or engineering services.Contract does not include: Collective bargaining agreements with employee organizations or agreements creating employer employee relationships, as defined in Article 64A, Section 15A(a)(3), Annotated Code of Maryland, Medicaid, Medicare, Judicare, or similar reimbursement contracts which user eligibility and cost are set by law or regulation..
Submit a proposed revision whenever the activities differ from the accepted ACR. Submit the revision in the same format used for the IAC and within 30 days from the date on which activities deviated from the accepted ACR. Include data from all ACR Updates that have been accepted by the AdministrationShall mean any one of the Administrations within the Maryland Department of Transportation, as listed in GP 1.02.. The WN accompanying the revisions shall describe the reason for the revision, the interdependence of the work activities, and all duration modifications to the ACR. These shall include, but not be limited to, changes in the method or manner of the work, changes in Specifications, addition or deletion of work, increased or decreased quantities, defective work, and acceleration of the work.
The EngineerAny person designated by the Administrator or the procurement officer, acting directly or through his duly authorized representative, such representative acting within the scope of the particular duties assigned to him or of the authority given him. will review the ACR and respond to the proposed revision within 30 days after receipt. The AdministrationShall mean any one of the Administrations within the Maryland Department of Transportation, as listed in GP 1.02. reserves the right to deny any proposed revision that adversely impacts the AdministrationShall mean any one of the Administrations within the Maryland Department of Transportation, as listed in GP 1.02., utilities, or other interested parties.
ACR Updates. Submit monthly updates of the ACR. Submit updates in the same format as the IAC. Describe the progress of the project to date. Include a description of the current work, any delays or disruptions experienced during the period of the update, any change in manpower or equipment, the inclusion of any schedule revisions, and any potential delays or disruptions.
When a delay or disruption to the work identified in the ACR Update is believed to be the responsibility of the AdministrationShall mean any one of the Administrations within the Maryland Department of Transportation, as listed in GP 1.02., submit a revision to the ACR within 30 days after the submittal of the update.
Monthly Job Site Progress Meetings. The AdministrationShall mean any one of the Administrations within the Maryland Department of Transportation, as listed in GP 1.02. and the ContractorAny person having a Contract with a procurement agency. Contractor does not include an employee with an employment Contract, or an employee organization with a collective bargaining agreement. shall hold monthly job site progress meetings to discuss the progress of the project and update the ACR. Arrange to have a representative of each subcontractor currently working on the project in attendance. Submit the ACR updates within 14 days from the date of the monthly meeting. The EngineerAny person designated by the Administrator or the procurement officer, acting directly or through his duly authorized representative, such representative acting within the scope of the particular duties assigned to him or of the authority given him. will review the update and advise the ContractorAny person having a Contract with a procurement agency. Contractor does not include an employee with an employment Contract, or an employee organization with a collective bargaining agreement. of its acceptability prior to the next monthly meeting.
Extensions Of Contract TimeThe number of working days, calendar days, or a calendar date specified in the Contract Documents indicating the time period allowed for the completion of the Contract work.. Any written request for an extension of time shall be accompanied by a revised ACR documenting the actual delay to the Contract completion date. Include a WN of the events necessitating the extension of the Contract time. Only delays to activities that affect the Contract completion date will be considered for a time extension.
110.02 MATERIALS.
Not applicable.
110.03 CONSTRUCTION.
Not applicable.
110.04 MEASUREMENT AND PAYMENT.
Activities chart project schedule will not be measured but the cost to develop, prepare, write, record, meetings, revise, update and all incidentals necessary to complete the work will be included in the other pay items specified in the Contract DocumentsThe written agreement executed between an Administration and the successful bidder, covering the performance of the work and furnishing of labor, equipment and materials, by which the Contractor is bound to perform the work and furnish the labor, equipment and materials, and by which the Administration is obligated to compensate him therefore at the mutually established and accepted rate or price. The Contract Documents shall include the Invitation for Bids, Notice to Contractors, Instructions to Bidders, Proposal, Contract Forms and Bonds, General Provisions, Specifications, Supplemental Specifications, all Special Provisions, all Technical Provisions, all Plans and Notices to Proceed, also any written Change Orders and Supplemental Agreements that are required to complete the construction of the work in an acceptable manner, including authorized extension thereof.