The A-E shall also notify the PDE when, by incorporating any or all comment(s), the project
will exceed the authorized project scope or funding limit, respectively.
With regard to comments that the A-E does not concur with, the A-E shall provide sufficient
technical justification for not incorporating the comment.
3.4.1 Form of A-E Response to Review Comments. In response to Government review
comments, the A-E shall annotate in the column, "RESOLUTION OF COMMENT," one of the
a. "Concur" when A-E concurrence is given. The A-E shall also provide a brief
explanation of the action taken to incorporate the comment in the next submittal.
b. "Do Not Concur" when A-E concurrence is not given and the next submittal will not
include any accompanying changes. The A-E shall also provide the justification for
c. "Withdraw" when, after discussion with the originator of the review comment, the
originator withdraws the comment. The A-E shall provide the information (e.g.,
telephone conversation with originator, date and summary of discussion) supporting
The A-E shall resolve all review comments with which he "Does Not Concur" within ten (10)
days after (A-E) receipt of the review comments. The Annotated Review Comments shall be
returned to the PDE within 15 days after (A-E) receipt of the review comments.
3.5 A-E DESIGN QUALITY CONTROL PROGRAM.
During the design process, the A-E shall conduct a formal design quality control program for
checking and coordinating drawings, specifications and cost estimates. As part of the quality
control program, the A-E shall use the REDICHECK system. To obtain optimal results, the
REDICHECK shall be performed by one person (not a team) who is not directly involved in the
design of the project. The A-E shall submit the completed REDICHECK Checklist together
with the other Final Submittal documents. A sample REDICHECK CHECKLIST is included
in Appendix G.
3.6 DELIVERY OF SUBMITTALS
The A-E is requested to hand deliver any original documents.
3.7 CORRECTION OF DESIGN DEFICIENCIES.
In accordance with the A-E Contract Clauses, "RESPONSIBILITY OF THE
ARCHITECT-ENGINEER CONTRACTOR" and "TECHNICAL ADEQUACY," the A-E shall
prepare any and all revised drawings, specifications and cost estimates; additional drawings and