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A file image of the lights inside Big Dig tunnels.

Crews Finish Installing 25,000 Support Straps For Big Dig Tunnel Lights

Transportation officials have finished installing support straps on the 25,000 light fixtures in Boston’s Big Dig tunnels as a safety precaution.

07/25/2011

File Image (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

State Reveals E-Mail Trail In Big Dig Light Flap

An investigative report released by the state transportation department includes an email from a state highway official who warned that problems with light fixtures in Big Dig tunnels were a “big deal” and many were no longer safe.

03/26/2011

A light similar to this fell within the tunnels of the Big Dig. (credit: Kate Merrill/CBS)

Transportation Boss: I Wasn’t Told About Big Dig Light Incident

Add the state’s transportation secretary to the list of officials kept in the dark about a corroded 110-pound light fixture that fell from the ceiling of a Big Dig tunnel.

03/24/2011

A light similar to this fell within the tunnels of the Big Dig. (credit: Kate Merrill/CBS)

Patrick On Big Dig Light: ‘Concerning’ He Wasn’t Informed Sooner

Gov. Deval Patrick says it is “as concerning to me as it is to the public” that he was not told for nearly six weeks about a light fixture that fell from the ceiling of a Big Dig tunnel.

03/18/2011

A light similar to this fell within the tunnels of the Big Dig. (credit: Kate Merrill/CBS)

State: ‘The Tunnels Are Safe’ After Big Dig Light Falls

State transportation officials say they have discovered some corrosion in the lighting system for the Big Dig tunnels in Boston.

03/16/2011

(courtesy: Wikimedia Commons)

Orange Line Train Evacuated In Tunnel Near North Station

Passengers on a crowded Orange Line train were forced to evacuate into a tunnel near North Station Thursday morning after a small fire broke out.

01/20/2011

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