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I write a lot of columns about delay because that’s what most often happens on a construction job, especially in a rising economy where there’s lots of work. But this economy may not be rising for a while, so suppose you finish a job early. It could happen — even to you. Suppose you have two pending jobs, one scheduled for March that will pay $30,000 and one in June that will pay $60,000. Maybe you need to improve your cash flow, so you reschedule the jobs and do the June job in March. (In this example, we aren’t listening to your March guy whine.) Or maybe the March job falls through, so you want to move