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RFI - Practical application of an RFI (RFI Template or Sample)

Hello Friends! Welcome to my blog Mad About Construction. My name is Dipak Varsani and I am the author of madaboutconstruction.com. I am a Civil Engineer by profession and I started my engineering journey as a site engineer. 
In my previous blog titled, "What is RFI in the Construction?", I explained the meaning and importance of Request For Information (RFI). As I promised, I would be posting future blogs on the same subject to clarify and further explain RFIs. In this blog, I will use a sample of an RFI and show the practical application of an RFI.
My first project involved construction of a seawall and the main team for the project was the project management team. The project management team had to collect all the information from the architect, quantity surveyor, civil engineer, marine engineer, structure engineer and the client. The information collected was then to be forwarded to us as we were the main contractor.
To commence the seawall project, we wanted to start on t…

What is Request for Information (RFI) in Construction?

Hello Friends! Welcome to my blog Mad About Construction. My name is Dipak Varsani and I am the author of madaboutconstruction.com. I am a Civil Engineer by profession and I started my engineering journey as a site engineer.
In this blog, we will look into What is RFI, the importance of it in Construction and other RFI related questions.

What is RFI in Construction? Full form of RFI is Request for Information. A Request for Information is a standard process in construction to collect information in writing. Writing RFI and collecting the missing information or data is very important for good project management and it should be followed to minimise conflicts and issues. Construction documentation is the skeleton of any construction project and RFI is a vital construction document that assists in collecting the information from the authorised party or team in the construction project. RFI can also be used in other areas outside of construction. The missing information can also be reques…