DD01: Why is it necessary to distinguish between delay and disruption? What’s the distinction?
Introduction Delay and disruption are endemic in the construction industry and lead to time and cost overruns. It is therefore essential that delays and/or disruptions are identified early so that corrective action can be taken. However, when delay and/or disruption actually occurs, the issue of quantifying the period of any delay, the effects of disruption, and the quantification of the resulting loss is complex. Delay and Disruption – the Distinction Although delay and disr