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January 5, 2014 12:00 AM

The Public Eye: Sacramento County encounters cost overruns on big projects

Sacramento County probation officials hoped to save on waxing and other maintenance when they requested special floor tiles as part of a juvenile hall expansion project. The county ended up losing about $300,000 on the decision, however, as the tiles didn’t adhere to the concrete floor and quickly buckled and deteriorated.

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