Big Dig Tunnels

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Despite Leak Problem, Void In Soil, State Insists Big Dig Tunnels Are Safe

A day after the void underneath one section of Big Dig tunnel reported, WBZ has now confirmed that there is another leak between two sections of the tunnel under South Boston.


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DePaola Says Big Dig Tunnels Are Safe Despite Leaks, Engineer’s Report

The head of the highway department is being accused of downplaying an engineer’s report warning of spiraling costs and safety concerns caused by the Big Dig leaks.


Transportation secretary Jeffrey Mullan points at the corroded mount of a light fixture that fell apart February in a Big Dig tunnel.  Highway supervisor Helmut Ernst and highway administrator Frank Tramontozzi stand next to him.

State Eyes Cause Of Big Dig Lighting Collapse

Jeffrey Mullan says investigators are close to determining what caused a corroded light fixture to fall from the ceiling of a Big Dig tunnel in February.