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Devil's Slide Tunnel Delayed — Again

Caltrans representatives say they are working on plans for a grand opening ceremony and parade in December — and there's still time to apply to be one of the first cars to drive through the completed tunnel.

Devil's Slide Tunnel Delayed — Again Devil's Slide Tunnel Delayed — Again

Coastside residents won't be getting the $342 million Devil's Slide tunnels as a holiday present this year. The Devil's Slide tunnels completion has been delayed once again until early 2013, the Half Moon Bay Review reported. 

Caltrans spokesperson Bob Haus originally told Patch in September that the tunnels would be completed by the end of this year. Representatives even said they were working on plans for a grand opening ceremony and parade in December.

"I think it's [contractor Kiewit Pacific] taking full advantage of the contract and wanting the time," Chris Hunter, legislative aide for San Mateo County Supervisor Don Horsley wrote in an email to the Review.

Read: Caltrans promises Patch a completion deadline of December

Patch drove by the tunnel in September and snapped a photo of the near-finished tunnel.

The Devil's Slide tunnels has been a long-awaited project, even drawing conversations from locally elected officials like Assemblymember Jerry Hill. 

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