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Safety Harbor Bayshore project nearly finished, but with cost overruns



Unexpected holdups pushed the price tag for the city's S Bayshore improvement project $93,000 over budget, and commissioners asked tough questions Monday before agreeing to cough up the extra cash.

In the coming days, the city expects to tie up loose ends on the two-year, $2.3 million project, which includes repaving, improved drainage and a widened sidewalk on S Bayshore Boulevard.

The project began smoothly but faced several setbacks in the past year that caused delays and hiked the cost.

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[Last modified: Thursday, April 4, 2013 10:47am]


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