Municipality of Anchorage awarded $360M from lawsuit over port expansion project

Municipality of Anchorage awarded $360M from lawsuit over port expansion project

By Wesley Early
Alaska Public Media 

The federal Department of Transportation will have to pay $367,446,809 to the Municipality of Anchorage due to various failures with the Port of Alaska expansion project.

A judge issued the order Thursday.

The municipality sued the federal government over the various design and construction defects with the port project more than a decade ago. 

In December, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims ruled in favor of the municipality, stating that because of various defects, the DOT’s Maritime Administration breached its contract with the city. 

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