TITLE

Audit Finds L.A.'s $750M Recreation Construction Program III-Managed

AUTHOR(S)
Finestoen, Deborah
PUB. DATE
October 2002
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;10/28/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31500, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on cost overruns and delays in the 750 million dollars park and recreation construction program in Los Angeles, California according to an audit by city controller Laura Chick in the week preceding October 28, 2002. Problems with management issues; Need for construction management experts.
ACCESSION #
8628432

 

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