Ky. tunnel bids too high

February 2008
Roads & Bridges;Feb2008, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p16
The article reports that Kentucky's transportation officials are planning to request new bids after turning down the lowest offer in the first round of bidding on an exploratory tunnel to prepare for building a bridge over the Ohio River to Indiana. The cost of the tunnel has been estimated by a state engineer at $14 million but the bids were at $19.5 million and $28.5 million.


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