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Santa Clara County to sever $300 million contract over Valley Med hospital upgrade
The Mercury News

Santa Clara County’s $300 million expansion and seismic upgrade at Valley Medical Center is already two years behind schedule — with no hope of opening next month in time for its latest deadline.

Now, in an increasingly bitter dispute that played out Monday at the construction site, the county declared it intends to fire Turner Construction, the company overseeing the project and one of the country’s biggest builders, whom county officials blame for falling woefully behind on the job.