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.

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June 23, 2020, 10:00 AM PDT

By James Brasuell @CasualBrasuell


"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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