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January 8, 2014 at 11:04 AM

520 bridge project needs more money; other projects may take a hit

Errors and cost increases for the new Highway 520 bridge will chew up the project’s $250 million contingency fund and require more dollars from toll-backed bond debt and even from other transportation projects, state officials testified this morning. However, the financial fix won’t require higher toll rates, nor a tax increase, Transportation Secretary Lynn Peterson told…

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