Intersection repaved. October 23rd 2015 Image: Gary Hoyer

The Johnson Street project is another month or two behind schedule and the project manager, Jonathan Hugget, says he is preparing a request to the city for another budget increase.

“We’ll likely be back for further funds in the not very distant future.   You know that there’s the fendering issue out there which I’ve said before is very substantial.  I think I’ve publicly said before. I mean, we will very shortly go over a hundred million dollars…there’s no question about that”

Hugget was on C-FAX yesterday and wouldn’t make a guess what the final cost will be.
The current approved budget is 96.8 million.