With their bids coming in below original estimates, European and Irish contractors grabbed the lion’s share of nearly $2 billion in tunneling contracts to be let so far on London’s $23-billion Crossrail project. The four contracts are the first of nearly 30 that Crossrail officials expect to award in the next 11 months. + Image Map: Courtesy Crossrail Ltd. Crossrail Ltd. plans to award 30 contracts in the next year to construct the $23-billion London rail project. Related Links: At Canary Wharf, Key Rail Station Takes Shape Bids below the original estimates were a positive development for project managers, who
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