Construction Branch provides construction management services in support of the Army and the Nation for the full spectrum of USACE Civil Works operations, including navigation, flood damage reduction, infrastructure, recreation, environmental restoration, disaster response, and war fighting. The highly qualified staff serves as the District's technical construction contract administration and quality assurance team. These specialists have responsibility for supporting all phases of construction contract activities within District boundaries. Contract Administration duties include: scheduling, funding, progress payments, contract modifications, partnering facilitation, claims management, contract close-out, warranty administration, budget management and coordination with other Rock Island District offices. Quality Assurance management activities include: customer interface, on-site inspection, testing and lab validation, safety, submittal management, contract auditing and contractor quality management training.