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The omission or misdescription of details of work necessary to carry out the intent of the contract drawings and specifications, or which customarily are performed, generally does not relieve a contractor from performing the omitted or misdescribed details of work.

A contractor is responsible to review all drawings before beginning work and is responsible for any errors that a reasonable review might detect. Subcontractors are likewise responsible to review all drawings; not just the drawings listed for their particular trade.

If specifications contain provisions that conflict with contract drawings, the specifications govern, unless provided otherwise.

Where the government directs work in accordance with more stringent drawings rather than less stringent specifications, a contractor may recover for its added costs.