BRADENTON, Fla. - Confusion continues to surround the $1 billion Port of Miami Tunnel concession project, which was expected to reach financial close by Thursday.

In his most recent communiqué regarding the tunnel, Florida assistant transportation secretary Kevin Thibault said that Miami's city attorney had raised last-minute questions about a $50 million letter of credit that the city was expected to approve last week as part of the financing package for the project.

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