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May 15, 2013

OUR VIEW: Delivery failure not city's fault

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Lockport Union-Sun & Journal — For whatever reason, they didn’t with the parking ramp and now they’re making excuses.

Of course, the engineer in charge of the project, Buffalo-based CRA Infrastructure & Engineering, can take some blame for this as well. The bid was late, yet they still decided to open the sealed envelope. What were they thinking?

In the end, if the late bidder can’t follow simple directions, how can we trust them with a demolition? The ramp could still stand for several months. If it does it will only be because a contractor doesn’t want to point the finger at himself.

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