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How To Make A Construction Schedule

John Leo Weber
Publication date:
February 10, 2020
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How To Make A Construction Schedule

A construction schedule is a timeline for every task and event in a construction project. It is a fundamental part of the project planning phase, as it defines the resources needed and the teams responsible for each task in the construction process. To create a construction schedule, it is important to get information and tools from subcontractors, the local code office, the bank, and the project management tool. It is also important to break the project down into the steps that will lead it from a construction plan to a completed project, and to collect and prioritize tasks.
A work breakdown structure (WBS) is a tool used to visualize the size and scope of a project. It helps to break down larger jobs into manageable smaller pieces and break up the whole project into larger phases or milestones. Gantt chart software can be used to spread these tasks over a project timeline. Accurately assessing all the different tasks and milestones that make up the project is critical for effective construction scheduling. Weather forecasts are only so accurate, so look at historical data about the weather to get an estimation of how the climate might impact the work.


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John Leo Weber
How To Make A Construction Schedule
February 10, 2020
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