Wednesday, January 30, 2008

HNTB and another Minnesota bridge mess

Minnesota wants $50 million back from HNTB, the big Wisconsin political donor and one of Wisconsin Department of Transportation's largest contractors, for a bridge design the firm screwed up, according to TwinCities.com.

"The Wakota Bridge appears to be under the direction of Britney Spears. Every time you turn around, something crazy and unexpected happens," said Rep. Joe Atkins, DFL-Inver Grove Heights, a frequent critic of the long-delayed project.

More here.

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