Big Dig

(Photo courtesy: Adam E. Moreira - Wikimedia Commons)

Obama Budget Includes Money For MBTA’s Green Line

President Barack Obama has included money in his federal budget proposal for the extension of the MBTA’s Green Line.

03/04/2014

From 2011, 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. (WBZ)

Keller @ Large: Washington Pols Have Lessons To Learn From Boston’s Big Dig

The pols in DC would do well to learn from the Big Dig, and avoid making a bad situation much, much worse.

02/19/2014

4 - OLYMPICS

Bradley Jay: ‘Would The Olympics In Boston Become The “Big Dig” Of Sports?’

Be careful what you wish for, because in the unlikely event Boston were to be awarded the games, life here would change. Is it a change really you want?

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–11/19/2013

Christy Mihos

Christy Mihos Opens Up About New Book, Personal Turmoil

Christy Mihos spoke with WBZ about his new book exposing a culture of corruption connected to the Big Dig, and his recent personal issues.

09/07/2012

A broken fire hydrant in South Boston.

Broken South Boston ‘Big Dig’ Hydrants Will Cost $1 Million To Fix

The state will have to shell out more than $1 million to fix 15 broken fire hydrants in South Boston.

09/01/2012

The Weston toll booths on the Massachusetts Turnpike (file image)

Court Tosses Lawsuit On Mass. Pike Tolls

The highest court in Massachusetts has dismissed a lawsuit that claimed tolls on the Pike were illegally being used to pay for the Big Dig highway project through downtown Boston.

07/12/2012

File Image (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

New Estimate Puts Rising Big Dig Costs At $24.3 Billion

The cost of the Big Dig, including interest on borrowing, has mushroomed to nearly $24.3 billion, strangling the state’s ability to fund other critical transportation projects, a legislative oversight hearing was told on Tuesday.

07/10/2012

Big Dig pavement repairs are underway.

Big Dig Repaving Project Underway In Boston

Repairs are underway on the Haymarket and Sumner Tunnel ramps to Route 93.

06/16/2012

Some the asphalt-covered potholes leading to the Zakim Bridge

Keller @ Large: Big Dig Warns Us About Grandiose Promises

Think of all the unrealistic expectations and grandiose promises about the Big Dig that led us to this depressing point.

06/08/2012

The most deteriorated section is 93 northbound as you come out of the O’Neill Tunnel.

New Round Of Big Dig Repairs Could Cost State $1 Million

State highway administrator Frank DePaola told WBZ NewsRadio 1030 Thursday they’ll fix an area where the concrete is crumbling.

06/07/2012

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