Transmission Gully contractor suing NZTA for $352m

Transmission Gully contractor suing NZTA for $352m
Paul McBeth
Transmission Gully contractor Wellington Gateway Partnership is seeking $352 million from the New Zealand Transport Agency over delays in starting the work.  The claim would increase the $850 million construction cost to almost $1.2 billion, amounting to a 41 percent increase. The government's 2019 accounts noted the size of the claim as a contingent liability, and said it "relates to the delays in the commencement of work."  NZTA's contractual disputes in total are tagged as carrying a potential $385 million bill, the bulk of which relat...

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