Construction of Maryland’s Much-delayed Purple Line to Resume Early Next Year

Denise Gillin News

By Julie Strupp for

The project has attracted national attention as it is one of the first of its kind to rely on private funding. Unfortunately the line has been plagued with delays and lawsuits, and the initial contractor quit the public-private partnership (P3) last September following disputes with the state over who should pay for the nearly $800 million in cost overruns.

This spring, MDOT announced three design-build finalists that might finish the work.

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