Big Dig

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Big Dig Debt Continues To Hamper Mass. Transportation

The Big Dig has left a gaping financial hole in the state’s transportation budget that isn’t likely to be filled anytime soon.



New Report Casts Doubt On Big Dig Sinkhole

A new report is casting doubt on whether there’s a “sinkhole” under the Big Dig after all.


MassDOT surveillance video shows the accident that knocked down ceiling lights at the Tip O'Neill Tunnel on Wednesday.

New Video Shows Accident That Took Down Boston Tunnel’s Ceiling Lights

New video released by MassDOT shows the accident that took down ceiling lights inside the Tip O’Neill Tunnel on Wednesday night.


Workers begin drilling to measure a void under the I-90 Connector Tunnels.

Test Drilling Begins Under Big Dig Tunnels

Big Dig officials are digging holes to see how much soil and clay has settled under two of the projects tunnels and to determine whether repairs need to be made.


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Workers Begin Investigating Big Dig Sinkhole

A drilling operation will measure and test the soil that is settling under the South Station railroad tracks.


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State Reveals Plans To Fix Big Dig Soil, Lights, Guard Rails

Massachusetts transportation officials revealed long-term plans to repair several Big Dig issues on Thursday.


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Rep. Lynch Renews Calls For Big Dig Investigation

A common ground freezing technique was used when the tunnel was built, but as it has thawed it has created a massive sinkhole.


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MassDOT To Manage Issues Like Big Dig Leaks ‘As They Arise’

Two sections of the I-90 connecter tunnel under South Boston are leaking, and at times, there are hundreds of gallons of water rushing in every hour. It’s the biggest leak in the Big Dig.


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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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Soil Sinking Around Big Dig Tunnel

When engineers built the tunnel system, they froze the soil in some places, to keep it from collapsing. Now the soil is thawing, and a space is opening underneath.





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