Published 2007 by Cultural Resources Division, Southeast Regional Office, National Park Service in Atlanta, Ga .
Written in EnglishRead online
|Statement||written by Cameron Binkley.|
|Contributions||United States. National Park Service. Southeast Regional Office. Cultural Resources Division., Southeast Archeological Center (U.S.)|
|LC Classifications||CC136 .B56 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||x, 234 p. :|
|Number of Pages||234|
|LC Control Number||2007406156|
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VIRGINIA A. GREIMAN is Professor of Megaproject Management and the Big Dig book Inter- national Development and Project Finance at Boston University. She is the former deputy counsel and risk manager for the Big Dig (from to ), and served as a core manager on the twelve-member project executive team responsible for the daily operations of the project.
The Central Artery/Tunnel Project (CA/T), commonly known as the Big Dig, was a megaproject in Boston that rerouted the Central Artery of Interstate 93 (I), the chief highway through the heart of the city, into the mile ( km) tunnel named the Thomas P.
O'Neill Jr. project also included the construction of the Ted Williams Tunnel (extending I to Logan International. The "Big Dig" is actually several different projects in one, including a brand-new bridge and several tunnels.
One key tunnel, completed inis the Ted Williams Tunnel. It dives below the Boston Harbor to take Interstate 90 traffic from South Boston to Logan Airport. and the Big Dig book Science has been linked to the politics of society since the first person thought it was a good idea to do research, and then convinced their neighbors to give them money to do it.
Science is the pursuit of knowledge, knowledge is power, and power is political. This story was originally published on January Science and has been updated to include video. Boston's Central Artery/Tunnel Project, famously known as the Big Dig, was not only one of the largest, most complex, and most challenging projects ever implemented within the United States, it was also one of the most expensive, with costs rising from the initial estimate of US$ billion to the final cost of US$ billion.
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Artery errors cost more than $1b A yearlong Globe investigation determined that at least $ billion in Big Dig construction cost overruns are tied to Bechtel mistakes. Boston's Big Dig, biggest highway project in nation's history, is opening bit by bit, confusing even longtime residents; $ billion project to replace city's elevated, obsolete Central Artery.
Close to 5, workers employed on the Big Dig. Construction 70 percent complete. Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge completed. I Connector from South Boston to Rt. 1A in East Boston opens in January. I Northbound opens in March. I Southbound opens in December. Dismantling of the elevated Central Artery (I).
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The latest figures show this once $ billion highway project now at. The Big Dig, the country’s most ambitious and most costly public works project, is leaking. A flood in one of the tunnels was followed by the disclosure that Big Dig engineers had documented as.
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When Reagan vetoed a highway bill that contained the Big Dig’s first significant federal funding, the real politics started. Tip, and Ted Kennedy in the Senate, garnered enough supporters, including 13 Republicans, for an override.
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