cost overrun

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Noun1.cost overrun - excess of cost over budget; "the cost overrun necessitated an additional allocation of funds in the budget"
cost - the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
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Table 3: Recent High Profile Cost Overruns Project Cost Overun Cost Overrun Delay (5 millions) (percent) Toronto Union Station 160 25 2 years Redevelopment Toronto Spadina Subway 550 21-34 2 years Extension Newfoundland Muskrat 4,000 54 2 years Falls Project Manitoba Keeyask Hydro 2,200 25 21 months Montreal Mascouche Line 371 123 5 years Source: Author's collection from Hui 2015, City News 2016, Roberts 2016, Kavanagh 2017, Riga 2014b.
Cost overuns and other difficulties meant that these came back and bit us in very nasty way.
As Fred Brooks, manager of IBM's ill-fated OS/360 project, which suffered from extensive delays and cost overuns, wrote in 1982 about a much more stable computing environment, "In most projects, the first system built is barely usable.