Walterdale Bridge cost and construction time going up, report says

EDMONTON – The new Walterdale Bridge will cost almost $20 million more than budgeted and take a year longer to complete, a city report says.

Councillors approved a $135.5-million price tag to design and build the structure in 2011, but the lowest of four construction bids received earlier this month was $15.8 million more than planned, according to a report released Thursday.

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