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The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported in September that the project was supposed to have been completed years ago and “has quadrupled in cost because of management failures for which the [Army] Corps of Engineers has yet to be held accountable.”
“A Post-Dispatch review of thousands of pages of documents and more than two dozen interviews reveal a project plagued by cost overruns, delays and engineering challenges stemming largely from the corps’ stubborn insistence on an innovative construction method that met its match in the unruly Ohio River,” the paper reported.
Also included in the spending bill were instructions to keep the U.S. Border Patrol and Immigration and Customs Enforcement operating at full levels they were at on Sept. 30.
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