Measuring the Impact of Rework on Construction Cost Performance

  title={Measuring the Impact of Rework on Construction Cost Performance},
  author={Bon-Gang Hwang and S. R. Thomas and C. H. Haas and Carlos H. Caldas},
  journal={Journal of Construction Engineering and Management-asce},
  • Bon-Gang Hwang, S. R. Thomas, +1 author Carlos H. Caldas
  • Published 2009
  • Engineering
  • Journal of Construction Engineering and Management-asce
  • Rework continues to affect both cost and schedule performance throughout the construction industry. The direct costs alone often tally to 5% of the total construction costs. Using the data obtained from 359 construction projects in the Construction Industry Institute database, this paper assesses the impacts of rework on construction cost performance for projects in various categories. In addition, it identifies the sources of this rework, permitting further analyses and the development of… CONTINUE READING
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