LOS ANGELES -- Construction delay costs for a $5.2 billion elevated rail line planned for Oahu totaled $6 million by the end of October, lower than expected, according to Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation officials.

The project was halted in August after the Hawaii Supreme Court ruled the city needed to finish archaeological survey work for the entire line before starting construction. Officials had received approval from a state agency to break the survey into four segments beginning work on each segment as the survey was completed, but the Supreme Court ruled against that method.

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