We’ve all dropped money into a black hole before. Whether it’s a car that we were determined to fix up or we just bought the wrong sort of “investment” (looking at you, crypto), certain projects can just turn into money pits.

Interestingly, the government has had quite a few of those mishaps as well.

Government projects start with the highest of hopes (and price tags). But not all of them pan out.

Whether it was due to dropped funding or just poor design, here are some of the biggest money-holes that governments have dropped BILLIONS of dollars into never to be seen again.