Auditor: Prematurely Awarded Contracts Increased Honolulu Rail Cost by $354M

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The half-built rail line is the largest public works project in state history.

February 11, 2019
Honolulu Star-Advertiser - Engineering News-Record

Jan. 10 --A series of "prematurely" awarded rail contracts doled out to construction companies as early as 2009 prompted delay claims and change orders that increased the cost of the Honolulu rail project by more than $354 million , according to a new report by the Hawaii State Auditor released today.

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