Pittsburgh transit officials cut stations, raise budget for rail tunnel

02/25/2008 | Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Rising prices for steel and cement have added $70 million to the price tag for a light-rail tunnel in Pittsburgh, and some are already comparing the project to Boston's notorious Big Dig. The 1.2-mile tunnel under the Allegheny River, originally budgeted at $362 million, now will cost $435 million, even after cutting half the stations that were initially planned.

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