TITLE

Pending Court Ruling Does Not Slow Tacoma Bridge Financing Plans

AUTHOR(S)
Williams, Rochelle
PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;10/03/2000, Vol. 334 Issue 30988, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the financing plans of the public-private partnership in charge of building the Tacoma Narrows Bridge in Washington State. Expected issuing of bonds for the project in December 2000; Assumptions concerning the lawsuit filed by neighbors of the project.
ACCESSION #
3642754

 

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