Management & Operations

Sound Transit LRT under budget

Posted on September 22, 2001

Sound Transit’s (Seattle) light rail program is running under the budget established three years ago for the $2.4 billion dollar project.

According to the Associated Press, engineers estimated contracts for the communications, train signals and traction power systems would cost more than $114 million. They came in at just under $96 million.

With two-thirds of the construction work for the 14-mile light rail line now under contract, the project is running about 5% below the budget set for it in 2001.

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