cost overruns http://www.kplu.org en Bill calls for reports to lawmakers on costly WSDOT errors http://www.kplu.org/post/bill-calls-reports-lawmakers-costly-wsdot-errors <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Big mistakes made on the design and construction of pontoons for the new 520 floating bridge could lead to tougher reporting requirements for the Washington state Department of Transportation.</span></p><p>Lawmakers want more transparency and accountability when it comes to costly mistakes. Repairs to cracks in the new 520 pontoons, for example, are <a href="http://www.wsdot.wa.gov/NR/rdonlyres/4A835908-743D-436E-9AF7-87A57DBC3464/0/2013_0200_WSDOTPontoons_ERPReport2.pdf" target="_blank">expected to cost tens of millions </a>of dollars.</p> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 8047 at http://www.kplu.org