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The Cost of Raising the Bayonne Bridge Also Rises

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey tried to raise the Bayonne Bridge by 64 feet to make room for more ships below. The price for the project has risen along with the bridge.
December 9, 2017, 1pm PST | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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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.

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Published on Friday, December 8, 2017 in AP via
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