A new book offers insights on how yet another huge mega-project soared way over budget.

Source: How the Cost of Remaking the San Francisco Bay Bridge Soared to $6.5 Billion – CityLab

WTH? One more post about the Oakland Bay Bridge (still a beautiful site on the Bay, yet still a boondoggle.)

The article could be about pretty much any governmental undertaking these days. Inefficiency combined with incompetence stirred with the lowest bidder and poured over crony contracts. The whole system is rotted from the inside and I am not even sure there is a solution anymore.


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