June 20, 2012

Honolulu redesigning rail stations to cut project costs

HONOLULU — The Honolulu Authority of Rapid Transportation (HART) will shorten the length of its 21 planned rail stations in an effort to lower the overall cost of the $5.3 billion project, a HART spokesperson told KITV4 News. For the full story, click here.

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  • Simeon Q. Ortal[ June 22th, 2012 @ 12:17pm ]

    Is there available funds for the design changes? Can the construction funds be used for the design changes.Is EIS reuired for the changes.For the costs of billions how can the consultant be paid.Maybe a study be made to just do the project as planned and figure out how far it can go with the available funds instead of changing the design and waste much money for the change order.I believe the people will not understand what is going on.As what was said the proposed rail should be shortened if the funds available is not enough to complete the project. I believe that if you make changes and spend billions for the planning and decsign it is vedry questionable to the tax payers like me.

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