DIA hotel and transit center coming in above expected price

Author: Ramsey Scott - July 22, 2016 - Updated: July 22, 2016

An audit of the hotel and transit center at Denver International Airport showed the project’s total cost is just under $720 million, well above the $500 million price tag first announced in 2012. The project's budget had increased several times since 2011 along with the scope of the project. The increases in the budget were in part due to rising construction costs and also Denver losing a court case with RTD over how much each entity would have to pay for the new rail stop at the airport.

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Ramsey Scott

Ramsey Scott

Ramsey Scott is a Legislative Reporter and Producer for The Colorado Statesman.