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RFI to Provide the Location of Steps for the Seawall Foundation

Hello Friends! Welcome to my blog. My name is Dipak Varsani, and I am the author of madaboutconstruction.com. I am a Civil Engineer by profession, and I have taken the journey as a Site Engineer in my company.
In my previous blog "What is RFI in the Construction?", I have explained the meaning and importance of the RFI, and I did promise that for your more clarification, I will share an RFI for you to understand the RFI and learn how to write the RFIs? So, here I will explain one RFI.

My previous project was the seawall project, and the main team was the project management team. Project management team collect all the information from Architect, Quantity Surveyor, Civil Engineer, Marine Engineer, Structure Engineer and client, then forward it to us. We were the main contractor.

At the beginning of the seawall project, we wanted to start the excavation of foundation, but one drawing (Drawing-01) was showing structural details of the step/level. But, the plan (Drawing-02) was…

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 have taken the journey as a Site Engineer in my company.
In this blog, we will see, What is RFI in the Construction? And other important questions related to RFI.


What is RFI in Construction? Full form of the RFI is Request for Information. A Request for Information is a standard process in construction to collect the information in written form. Writing RFI and collecting the missing information or data is very important for the best project management, and it should be followed to avoid conflicts and issues. Construction documentation is Skelton of any construction project, and RFI is one important construction document to collect 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 asked…