What are some examples of abandoned construction projects?

What are some examples of abandoned construction projects?

Abandoned projects and construction failure including construction projects and other civil engineering infrastructure development project like houses, churches, schools, roads, bridges, dams, tunnels, air port, sea port etc. litter the whole Nigeria.

What causes project abandonment and construction failure in Nigeria?

Akindoyeni (1989) qualitatively reasoned that some of the causes of project abandonment and construction failure in Nigeria are deaths of client, inability of client to attract fund and lack of good planning.

Why is poor planning can lead to project failure?

Lack of clarity in roles and responsibilities which results in confusion and errors. Projects are done while expecting the team members to work “off the side of the desk” i.e. to work full time while also meeting project milestones. Failure to provide the team with appropriate training with changing demand.

What happens to construction projects in a depressed economy?

A healthy economy usually experience an increase in construction projects and construction activities, but in a depressed economy, the incidence of project abandonment and construction failures tends to be more prevalent.

Are there any major problems with building works?

Carrying out building works can be a challenging business. It’s rare to find a building project that has completed without a few hiccups along the way. Thankfully most renovations or home extensions are completed with only a few minor builder issues. But what should you do if you experience more major problems with your build?

What can be done about poor workmanship in construction?

Visit the site to check progress and hold regular minuted meetings. Deal with and resolve ongoing queries and issues. Manage the snagging, defects and final accounts of the project for you. If you are experiencing builder issues with poor workmanship and would like to understand how we can help, then do get in touch.

Abandoned projects and construction failure including construction projects and other civil engineering infrastructure development project like houses, churches, schools, roads, bridges, dams, tunnels, air port, sea port etc. litter the whole Nigeria.

A healthy economy usually experience an increase in construction projects and construction activities, but in a depressed economy, the incidence of project abandonment and construction failures tends to be more prevalent.