More than a year after construction began on the Purple Line, a lawsuit that initially halted the light-rail project is still causing problems. Project leaders said they are struggling to make up for lost time.
The closure of the Lyttonsville Place Bridge was limited to six months under a construction contract; however, Purple Line Transit Partners said Monday that construction issues will delay completion of the bridge for a few more weeks.
Maryland can now appeal a decision blocking the Purple Line light rail project after the federal judge responsible for the case issued a final ruling.
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