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Cost Overruns

May 6, 2019, 8am PDT
The state's high-speed rail project is billions of dollars over budget and years behind schedule. A major problem is that consultants have been running the show from the start, say critics.
Los Angeles Times
January 25, 2019, 8am PST
A new report proposes changes to the New York City Department of Design and Construction in the hopes of limiting extreme cost overruns and delays.
Crain's New York Business
July 23, 2016, 1pm PDT
The chickens have come home to roost in Seattle, where the state has tallied up the cost and time overruns for the Highway 99 tunnel project.
The Seattle Times
March 28, 2016, 9am PDT
Honolulu Rail Transit, a 20-mile, elevated metro rail line, continues to suffer cost overruns and has lost popular support, according to a recent poll. But the tide could change with the arrival of the first rail cars.
The New York Times
September 16, 2015, 1pm PDT
Add another $200 million to the $910 million shortfall already facing Honolulu's rail project. The changing circumstances surrounding the project won't make it any easier to create a viable funding plan to make up the difference.
Honolulu Star-Advertiser
July 30, 2013, 1pm PDT
San Francisco's Transbay Transit Center is just the latest example of an urban mega-project experiencing an enormous cost overrun. Eric Jaffe examines what the causes of this all too common phenomenon might be.
The Atlantic Cities
June 18, 2013, 12pm PDT
Architects Christoph Ingenhoven, Meinhard von Gerkan and Pierre de Meuron, designers of three of Germany's most disastrous developments speak about their troubled projects and the damage inflicted on the status of architecture in the country.
Spiegel Online