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Letters to the Editor

For Tuesday, August 19, 2014


POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 19, 2014

~~<p><strong>Lingle predicted rail cost overruns </strong></p>
<p>The bids to construct the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation's first nine stations exceeded the budgeted amount by more than $100 million. Surprising? Hardly. If future bids exceed budget by a similar 50 percent amount, a system forecast to cost $5-plus billion will cost $7.5-plus billion.</p>
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Lingle predicted rail cost overruns

The bids to construct the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation's first nine stations exceeded the budgeted amount by more than $100 million. Surprising? Hardly. If future bids exceed budget by a similar 50 percent amount, a system forecast to cost $5-plus billion will cost $7.5-plus billion. Login for more...



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