552.236-21 Specifications and Drawings for Construction.
As prescribed in 536.521 , insert the following clause:
Specifications and Drawings for Construction (Mar 2019)
The requirements of the clause entitled “Specifications and Drawings for Construction” at FAR 52.236-21, are supplemented as follows
(a) In case of difference between small and large-scale drawings, the large-scale drawings shall govern.
(b) Schedules on any contract drawing shall take precedence over conflicting information on that or any other contract drawing.
(c) On any of the drawings where a portion of the work is detailed or drawn out and the remainder is shown in outline, the parts detailed or drawn out shall apply also to all other like portions of the work.
(d) Where the word “similar” occurs on the drawings, it shall have a general meaning and not be interpreted as being identical, and all details shall be worked out in relation to their location and their connection with other parts of the work.
(e) Standard details or specification drawings are applicable when listed, bound with the specifications, noted on the drawings, or referenced elsewhere in the specifications.
(1) Where notes on the specification drawings indicate alterations, such alterations shall govern.
(2) In case of difference between standard details or specification drawings and the specifications, the specifications shall govern.
(3) In case of difference between the standard details or specification drawings and the drawings prepared specifically for this contract, the drawings prepared specifically for this contract shall govern.
(f) Different requirements within the contract documents shall be deemed inconsistent only if compliance with both cannot be achieved.
(g) Unless otherwise noted, the drawings shall be interpreted to provide for a complete construction, assembly, or installation of the work, without regard to the detail with which material components are shown in the drawings.
(End of clause)
Alternate I (Dec 2022). As prescribed in 536.521 (a), add the following paragraph to the basic clause:
(h) For the purposes of this clause, specifications and drawings refer only to those included among the contract documents, and not to those produced by the Contractor pursuant to its responsibilities under the contract.
Alternate II (Jan 2020). As prescribed in 536.521 (b), add the following paragraph to the basic clause:
(h) For the purposes of this clause, specifications and drawings refer only to the construction documents, meaning the 100 percent complete specifications and construction drawings developed during the design phase.