Westchester Taxpayers Still Footing Bill For I-287 Repairs

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Taxpayers are continuing to pay for a road construction project on I-287 that ended two months ago. Photo Credit: Courtesy Flickr User Andrea

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- New York State's massive reconstruction of I-287 in Westchester may have been completed in August, but the price tag associated with the work continues to rise, according to LoHud.com. 

State legislators recently approved another $1.1 million in cost overruns, including $738,000 in additional costs since the project officially ended on Aug. 14. LoHud.com reported. 

To date, the 14-year project has cost $558 million and has gone approximately $81 million over budget, according to LoHud.com.

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peekofthewave:

Completed?? You say COMPLETED!!

It sure don't look that way to my ignorant eyes.
More like half baked, I am still avoiding those two pot holes on my way home from work...

Activist Bill:

This is just another case where the taxpayers are being milked, with "make work/fake work" projects.

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