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The Cost of Raising the Bayonne Bridge Also Rises
Checking in with the Bayonne bridge construction project, in New Jersey, David Porter fins the project over budget by $350 million.
The project is elevating the bridge while trying to avoid lengthy closures to auto traffic. The project, however, has run into challenges that have run the price tag from an original $1.3 billion to almost $1.7 billion. The article includes more details on the challenges and delays that led up to the decision by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to spend more money on the project.