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Consultant raises estimated cost of rail by $134M


    Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation Board Chairman Damien Kim said that a new report by Jacobs Engineering Group “shows HART has gained control of the project’s costs.” At left, a support column rises along Kamehameha Highway in the airport guideway section.

The latest report on Honolulu’s troubled rail project by independent consultant Jacobs Engineering Group estimates the project will cost $8.3 billion, about $134 million more than the city’s current forecast, and possibly be fully operational nine months later than has been projected. Read more

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