Evaluation of Construction Delay of Public Projects in Erbil Governorate

  • Noori Sadeq Ali Department of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering, Cihan University-Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq
  • Khalil Ismail Wali Department of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering, Cihan University-Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq
Keywords: Construction Project, Delay, Erbil Governorate, Evaluation, Public Project

Abstract

Delay is one of the greatest challenges facing the implementation of construction projects. The completion project time is considered one of the measure indicators for assessing the success of any project. Delays usually have negative impacts of financial and social to all parties involved in the projects. The aim of the study is to find the most important causes of delay by evaluating the common causes of delays in terms of frequency, severity, and important indices in implementation of public construction projects in Erbil Governorate related to owners, contractors, consultants, and external factors. The data gathered through conducting a questionnaire for perception various parties involved in implementation of public construction projects. For these purpose, 104 forms of questionnaire were distributed to various parts to identify the delay causes in accordance with their opinions. It was concluded that the most significant factors causing the delay in construction of public project in Erbil Governorate related to the owner were “variation orders by owner during the construction” which came in the first rank, while the cause of delay related to the consultant that came in the first rank was “unclear and inadequate details in drawings,” whereas the factor related to the contractor which came in the first rank was “selecting incompetent contractor.”

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Published
2019-05-13
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Ali N, Wali K. Evaluation of Construction Delay of Public Projects in Erbil Governorate. cuesj [Internet]. 13May2019 [cited 28Jan.2022];3(1):18-6. Available from: https://journals.cihanuniversity.edu.iq/index.php/cuesj/article/view/42
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Research Article