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Dispute over VA hospital heads to arbitration

By Associated Press
Published On: Jul 19 2013 10:42:57 AM CDT
Updated On: Jul 19 2013 10:47:38 AM CDT

Courtesy: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

DENVER (AP) -

A dispute over a potential $200 million cost overrun for a new Veterans Affairs hospital in Aurora is headed to arbitration after builder Kiewit-Turner filed claims against the government.

The Denver Post reports Kiewit-Turner filed a complaint July 8 with the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals in Washington, which was set up by Congress to hear disputes between contractors and federal agencies.
    
The contractor says the nearly $600 million hospital won't be finished until 2016.

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