06/10/2013 08:26 am ET Updated Aug 10, 2013

Many Dollars, Little Sense: Projects That Seemed Like Good Ideas At The Time ... | Crain's Detroit Business

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That's the age-old cry when a public project goes awry, whether from egregious cost overruns, corruption, bad decision-making or sheer bad luck.

Or sometimes for all of those reasons.

The latest project to get smacked by critics is the Wayne County Consolidated Jail on Gratiot Avenue in downtown Detroit.

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