Loop trolley bids $11 million over budget

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) –   Bids for The Loop trolley project are off track and over budget.

The St. Louis Business Journal reports that initial bids to build the 2.2 mile of trolley came in $11 million over budget. New bids for the project are expected to come back later this month.

Loop trolley officials still believe the project will open on time in early 2016. The trolley line will connect The Loop entertainment district to Forest Park.