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Delays on $6B Silver Line could push opening to late 2020

In the latest updates on Phase 1, Phase 2 and Phase 2-Package B of the now more than $6 billion Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project, also known as the Silver Line, to the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, at least one contractor and agency representatives reported that, as of April 30, the entire rail line is more than $260 million over its original budget, and all three phases are behind schedule.

At the current rate of progress, WTOP reported, the Silver Line might not be in service to Dulles Washington International Airport until the fall of 2020, adding more than 60 days to a schedule that, as of April reports, was 13 months behind.

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