Not much to add to this, but in case you missed the news:

It’s big. It’s bold-looking. And its budget keeps ballooning.

It’s Kenmore Square Station. And its renovation is nearly two years behind schedule and more than $16 million over budget.

The MBTA board of directors recently approved spending an additional $420,140 on design and engineering work, bringing the project’s total cost to $47 million and extending its completion date – originally scheduled for January 2007 – to the end of this year.

And, in future news, Dateline April, 2010, “Copley Square and Arlington Street Green Line station renovation project delayed; new estimated completion date, 2012”.

Source: Kenmore station-ary T fix-up nearly 2 years late as costs hit $47M – By Marie Szaniszlo, The Boston Herald

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