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Purple Line Contractors Haven't Walked Off the Job, Yet

The latest chapter in the ongoing saga of Maryland's Purple Line light rail hasn't yet turned the page.
June 23, 2020, 10am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"A June 20 deadline came and went Saturday with no word on whether the companies building Maryland’s Purple Line will carry out a plan to quit the project over disputes with the state about hundreds of millions in cost overruns," reports Katherine Shaver. 

"Saturday marked a 50-day contractual deadline by which the consortium of companies overseeing the project had to respond to the contractor’s May 1 notice that it planned to walk off the job because of unpaid — and mounting — cost overruns," explains Shaver.

Planetizen picked up the news of the uncertainty surrounding the construction of the long-delayed Purple Line project earlier this month.

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Published on Monday, June 22, 2020 in The Washington Post
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