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Lockdown: No 'get out of jail free card' for major projects - Wood

Brent Melville
Wed, 25 Aug 2021

Lockdown: No 'get out of jail free card' for major projects - Wood
Michael Wood: Expect delays (Image: BusinessDesk).
Brent Melville
Wed, 25 Aug 2021
Transport minister Michael Wood has indicated Wellington’s already over-budget Transmission Gully project will be further delayed as a result of covid restrictions.Wood told parliament's transport and infrastructure select committee today the $1.3 billion 27-kilometre highway project is one of about $13b in projects under construction that has downed tools due to the current lockdown.“We don’t have any particular get out of jail free card or exemption just because we’re a public agency doing work for the government.&...

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