$86 Million

That’s the price tag for the misadventure in the Port Angeles WSDOT project to build pontoons for the Hood Canal Bridge (the world’s longest floating bridge over salt water), which was abandoned in 2004 upon discovery of an Native American burial grounds. This chart at p. 7 lays out the details. And this May 16, 2006 WSDOT report to the Legislature provides the complete audit investigation.