That whole post what the hell happened there...
Where did that 30 k came from? Even if Architect didn't indicate that on his plans (which I find it very odd he missed it) a contractor should have picked that up when doing his bid, especially on a job like this being its a school... Most of that whole job got everything to do with fire codes and ratings.
In addition, as far as I know when bidding a job like this, there is a clause in every proposal " Pricing is subject to final approvals" because if you bid a job prior to plans being approved, there can be quiet a few changes made and items being added or replaced.
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