Ottawa's LRT consortium looking to keep schedule on track — but offering no guarantees - Ottawa - CBC News

By Joanne Chianello, CBC news Ottawa, Novembe 12, 2016

This week's accident near the eastern portal of Ottawa's LRT tunnel isn't expected to cause any delays to the $2.1-billion project.

But the consortium building the rail system is regrouping to figure out how to make up for time lost because of the Rideau Street sinkhole — and how to meet its deadline for the massive project.

'Right now I'm not going to say anything because that's something that we're looking into.' - Peter Lauch, Rideau Transit Group

According to the technical director of the Rideau Transit Group, officials are still looking at how to "mitigate" the effects of the June 8 sinkhole that resulted in a gaping crater just east of Sussex Drive.

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