Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkanordered a halt to most ongoing projects related to the Center City Connector streetcar project Friday, pending an independent review.

Durkan last week ordered an independent technical review of the proposed costs of operating the streetcar, which is designed to connect the existing South Lake Union and First Hill lines. That assessment showed the project could face “a significant capital shortfall,” the city said in a news release.

Durkan also initiated an independent…

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Mayor Jenny Durkan halts Center City streetcar project, citing cost concerns