The Seattle Monorail Project continues its inexorable swirl down the drain of trouble today, as one of only two potential prime contractors has withdrawn its name from the competition.
Kiewit withdrew, a company official said, because it already has committed extensive resources to three other major regional transportation projects: the second Tacoma Narrows Bridge, replacement of part of the Hood Canal Bridge and initial parts of the Sound Transit light rail system in Seattle.What do you mean "not a whole lot of monorails"? Ogdenville, North Haverbrook, and Brockway all have monorails. Posted by Stefan Sharkansky at April 20, 2004 10:09 AM
"To a contractor this is a riskier project. ... There's not a whole lot of monorails constructed across the country,"