Reconsideration of Decision Denying Claim for Bid Preparation Costs

B-186889: Mar 3, 1977

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Reconsideration was requested of a decision denying a claim for bid preparation costs after the cancellation of solicitation. GAO affirmed the denial since incurrence of costs based on verbal advice was unreasonable, and the government was not aware of the unsafe worksite necessitating cancellation.