Wonder Why The New Fort Bliss Hospital Isn’t Done Yet?
You're not alone, the Department Of Defense does too....
The new Fort Bliss hospital, slated to replace the William Beaumont Army Medical Center, has been under construction for years now and is not only overdue but, $245 million dollars over budget. Now the federal government wants to know why. According to KVIA.com:
The government is asking for "identification of the 'design errors' and 'omissions' that have been used to explain why the project is $245-million over budget. The project was originally budgeted at $648-million.
The Committee on Appropriation says the project has "suffered from mismanagement and management deficiencies," which it blames for the major delays and cost overruns.
The federal government is also asking for the identification of any organization responsible for such design errors or omissions. According to the act, the secretary of defense is ordered to hold the organizations for individuals accountable for the design errors and omissions.
Looks like somebody has some 'splaining to do...