Extra work adds $57.4M to LRT project
Ottawa Citizen

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By Jon Willing, Ottawa Citizen, October 11, 2016

The first phase of LRT has cost $57.4 million more since council approved the massive infrastructure project in 2012.Council endorsed much of the additional spending, beyond the $2.1-billion construction budget, as part of the final sign-off for the Confederation Line LRT.

The extras identified in 2012 included the $226-million Highway 417 widening ($206 million came from the province) and a $63-million LRT “transition” fund, plus a general $100-million contingency fund.