earthquake strengthening

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Thanks to Greenwelly for alerting me to the substantial report on the WCC website, which is both exhausting, and fascinating. There will be a book in there somewhere, on how a project could go so wrong and spiral way out of control. So, there is an indication of where the project has been going wrong – but also, it seems there have been so many changes,…

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As far as cost blowouts go, this is a big one, and heads should roll. We here at the Fish have written about the old Town Hall a few times over the years, and last time we wrote we noted that “Since the town hall was closed in 2013 for strengthening, the cost of the project has gone from $43m, to $60m, to $90m. The final…