The $3 billion first phase of the Metrorail's Silver Line that will eventually connect Washington, D.C.'s subway network to Dulles International Airport in Virginia was declared "substantially complete" recently. However, inspections of it have discovered some deficiency issues. This means the turnover of that portion of the project to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority will be delayed again, according to these articles. Issues include system defects, incomplete documentation and water leaks.

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