Tuesday, June 2, 2009
Additional delays push the Trinity Tollway opening back to possibly 2016
The delay could push the cost of the project from $1.8 billion to more than $2 billion.
The deadline to open the Trinity toll road was 2014, but with an expected 20-month delay to review and "prove" that the levees are safe, the opening will be pushed back to 2015, or even as late at 2016.
Dallas has until 2011 to show that the levees are safe, after which time if they are found not to be, the federal government will declare that Dallas has no flood protection. The delay could push the cost of the project from $1.8 billion to more than $2 billion.
Posted by Erin
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