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January 8, 2014

State needs $170M more for 520 bridge

SEATTLE (AP) — A design error is leading the state to deplete its reserve funds for the new Highway 520 floating bridge, and state officials said Wednesday they will need an additional $170 million to complete the bridge replacement.

Lawmakers had capped the project budget at $2.72 billion, but state transportation officials are now asking the Legislature to raise that to $2.89 billion. Washington Transportation Secretary Lynn Peterson said the agency doesn't foresee the need for new funding sources to complete the work at hand.


 
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