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N.J. refuses to pay feds $271M for ARC tunnel bill

Posted on January 27, 2011

TRENTON, N.J. — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie told the FTA Tuesday night that he would refuse the agency's demand to have the state pay $271 million for early work done on the cancelled trans-Hudson ARC Tunnel, reported WYNC.  The submission to the FTA, filed Tuesday by Washington, D.C., law firm Patton Boggs, argues no repayment is required because the project was cancelled for reasons beyond the New Jersey Transit's control, which was overseeing the project.

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