NJ City's Repaving Project Blunder Ruined Contractor: Suit

Law360, New York (August 29, 2012, 4:02 PM EDT) -- A construction firm has sued the city of Trenton, N.J., seeking more than $550,000 in unpaid invoices and delay damages associated with a road repaving project that allegedly left the company in financial ruin.

The suit, filed by Jonico Inc. in New Jersey Superior Court in Mercer County on Aug. 18, alleges that the city's administrative mismanagement, which caused Trenton to forfeit $1.8 million in federal stimulus money that would have covered the paving job, left the city unable to pay the remaining $98,000 balance of...
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