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ADDENDUM/ADDENDA

Written interpretation(s) or revision(s) to Invitation for Bids or Requests for Proposals issued by the MTA before the bid opening or proposal receipt, which are incorporated into the Contract Documents.

ADDITIONAL WORK ORDER

Also known as Change Order. Order to add or delete work in contract law where the MTA has the unilateral right to direct the contractor to do so in accordance with a Change Order clause of the basic contract. AWOs…

ADDRESS

The code used to designate the location of a specific piece of data within computer storage.

ADDRESS SPACE

The number of authority locations that may be referred to with the machine address. For most binary machines it is equal to 2n, where n is the number of bits in the machine address.

ADDRESSING

The method used to identify the location of a participant in a network. Ideally, addressing specifies where the participant is located rather than who he/she is (name) or how to get there (routing).

ADMINISTRATIVE CONTROLS

Controls dealing with operational efficiency and adherence to management policies.

ADOPTED BUDGET

The Approved Project Budget as established by Metro Beard of Directors at the time it authorizes Construction Project Management Division to commence full design and construction of the project (Project Adoption)