Friday, April 08, 2005

It is time for an investigation...

Friends, the bridge fiasco is heating up again. The potential risk to the safety of our citizens and the continuous claims of mis-management of such and important project are unacceptable. Therefore, I am calling the establishment of an investigative committee to investigate these claims. Read more about it in the Chronicle article quoted below.

THE PEOPLE AT Caltrans responsible for the multibillion-dollar Bay Bridge-rebuilding fiasco probably thought the news couldn't get any worse. Then, this week, it did.

Just as the cost of the bridge redesign project has shot up to a mind- numbing $6.2 billion, officials at the Federal Bureau of Investigation now say they are looking into allegations that the span is riddled with defective welds, the result of shortcuts reportedly taken by one of the contractors.

Read the rest of the article...

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