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Section B-3
Drawings and Specifications for Successful Bidders

The Architect or Engineer should state in the bidding documents the number of sets of drawings and specifications which will be furnished to the successful bidder at no cost.

The number of sets so stated should be in addition to the number required for obtaining required permits.

The Architect or Engineer should advise the Owner of the above requirements and make arrangements for reimbursement. All additional copies of drawings should be provided at the Contractor's expense. The Architect or Engineer should make all arrangements for their reproduction, and the bidding documents should indicate the name and address of the printing establishment and the cost per sheet. The Contractor should include the cost of such additional sets in his bid. Additional sets of specifications should be obtained from the Architect or Engineer at a cost stated in the bidding document.

Electronic Document Distribution should be made available to the successful bidders distributed and updated in a manner agreed upon by the Contractor and Design Professional(s).

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Glossary Terms for the Best Practices Guide

History of Recommendation:
Revised July, 2010
Reviewed April, 1987
Revised September, 1980
Revised January, 1975
Approved November, 1971

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