Harnett firm sues for $6 million for military work

July 7, 2011 at 2:07 a.m.

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP) - A Harnett County business says it is owed $6 million for construction at Fort Bragg and has sued a contractor over the debt.

The Fayetteville Observer reported that Temple Grading and Construction Co. Inc. of Bunnlevel is suing McCarty Corp., a Texas business with an office in Fayetteville.

The lawsuit filed Tuesday says McCarty was the main contractor building the 4th Brigade Combat Team Complex on Fort Bragg. Temple was a subcontractor beginning in 2007.

The suit says work-order changes by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers expanded the scope of the contract by $6 million, but the additional fees were never paid.

The lawsuit is the latest in a string of legal disputes over payments to subcontractors at Fort Bragg.


Information from: The Fayetteville Observer, http://www.fayobserver.com



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