Cost soars on paving at Buford rec center

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Harper: Multi-project overruns ‘killing us’

By Greg Summers

Another Lancaster County capital project is coming in way over budget.
It’s going to cost up to $414,000 to pave the gravel parking lot at the Buford Recreation Complex on Hurley Walters Road. The county had budgeted $350,000 for the paving project as part of the $800,000 in upgrades at the Buford complex that are being paid for by hospitality-tax money.
The 18 percent overage on the parking lot is a combination of the paving contract and unexpected engineering costs.
The low bid for the paving itself came in at $366,000.

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