NYC Trims $1.2B Rail Tunnel Contract As Contractor Lags

Law360, New York (January 26, 2012, 4:33 PM EST) -- New York City's transit authority has yanked part of a $1.2 billion contract from a Spanish construction firm to tunnel underneath Grand Central station as it tries to speed up a much-delayed project to better link regional rail and subway lines, the agency confirmed Thursday.

The Metropolitan Transit Authority removed $89 million in excavation work from a joint venture of Dragados USA Inc. and New York-based Judlau Contracting Inc. That work will go back out to a competitive bid, though no timeline has been set, an...
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