PDFRCW 47.01.490

Reporting engineering errors on highway construction projectsRequirements.

(1) The department shall submit a report to the transportation committees of the legislature detailing engineering errors on highway construction projects resulting in project cost increases in excess of five hundred thousand dollars. The department must submit a full report within ninety days of the negotiated change order resulting from the engineering error.
(2) The department's full report must include an assessment and review of:
(a) How the engineering error happened;
(b) The department of the employee or employees responsible for the engineering error, without disclosing the name of the employee or employees;
(c) What corrective action was taken;
(d) The estimated total cost of the engineering error and how the department plans to mitigate that cost;
(e) Whether the cost of the engineering error will impact the overall project financial plan; and
(f) What action the secretary has recommended to avoid similar engineering errors in the future.
[ 2015 3rd sp.s. c 17 s 8.]


Effective date2015 3rd sp.s. c 17: See note following RCW 47.85.005.