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2018 Student Art Show

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2018 Student Art Show
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Tuesday, August 1, 2017, 9:33 AM

Glover and Associates construction company has sued the city of Muskogee for almost $300,000 in Muskogee County District Court, alleging the city is not paying for rehabilitation work done on the Davis Field runway.

The suit alleges that Glover won the bid on the project in June 2015 and the city delayed 10 months before giving the green light to do the project, which led to delays in materials availability. Glover says the city acknowledged that flexibility would be required due to the delay.

The suit also alleges the city has refused to pay for a portion of the work, anti-skid “saw cuts” across the runway that the city says aren’t up to par. The city is, however, using the runway now.

“The saw cuts issue is over some work a subcontractor did that the city refused to pay for,” DD Hayes, attorney for Glover, said. “We don’t think there’s anything wrong with it, and the city is using it.”

City Attorney Roy Tucker said he was unaware the suit had been filed.

“It’s hard to comment, because I haven’t seen it,” he said. “A lot of the dispute has to do with pay items that were not recommended due to issues related to quality. We had been working to find a way to allow them the opportunity to redo it and make application to get full pay.”

The saw cuts, he said, were supposed to be two inches from the original joints and “they deviated from that.”

Hayes, however, said that hasn’t affected the usability of the runway.

“They’re saying the saw cuts are a couple of inches from where they were supposed to be,” he said. “We’re getting into the engineering weeds here, but my understanding is it doesn’t affect the usability of the product, and the subcontractor who performed the world says it was done correctly and Glover believes it was done correctly.”

The suit asks for $299,563.50, court costs, attorney’s fees and “such other relief as may be just.”

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