Big Dig

The Big Dig construction site May 6, 2000 in Boston. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Newsmakers)

Keller @ Large: What’s The Core Of Boston’s Olympic Skepticism?

You recall the fiasco of the Big Dig, a $3 billion project that would up costing well over $20 billion.


1976 Olympics Jenner

Bradley Jay: ‘Do You Want The Olympic Games To Come To Boston?’

Watch the video to see what your neighbors think about a potential a Boston Olympics.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/11/2015

(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.


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.



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.


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.


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.


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.


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.