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Bob Hope Airport transit center may be dramatically scaled back

June 6, 2011 |  1:30 pm

Travelers outside Terminal B at the Bob Hope Airport in Burbank in April

Bob Hope Airport officials may dramatically scale back a proposed regional transit center after construction bids came in tens of millions of dollars higher than the expected $120-million price tag.

Bids came in between roughly $159 million and $187 million, surprising members of the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority who were briefed on the submissions during a meeting Monday.

Airport Executive Director Dan Feger suggested removing one floor from the proposed structure as a way to reduce costs when the airport sends a revised project out for new bids.

Read more on the story here.

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-- Bill Kisliuk, Burbank Leader / Times Community News

Photo: Travelers outside Terminal B at the Bob Hope Airport in Burbank in April. Credit: Raul Roa / Times Community News

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