For the first time, city officials admit that construction of Cuenca’s tram may not meet the October 13 deadline. They are quick to add, however, that that only one small section of track will remain to be finished. “It may not be possible to finish everything on time,” says city tram coordinator Jaime Guzmán. “We have encountered unexpected difficulties in Milchichig but we have resolved the main obstacle and should be able to complete work in that sector within a few weeks after the original deadline.” The unexpected obstacle was the refusal of a property owner to alow the installation…
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