Big Dig

As the culmination of the Big Dig project that sunk Boston's elevated Central Artery, the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway was envisioned as one of the world's premier parks. Though plans have been curtailed, the park has become a beloved space.
Aug 19, 2013   The Boston Globe
Completed years ago, the true cost of Boston's "Big Dig" is finally being tallied. Unfortunately, for residents of Massachusetts, the tab is far from paid, imperiling funding for other necessary transportation projects, reports Eric Moskowitz.
Jul 12, 2012   Boston.com
Transportation policy expert, Ken Orski, takes a different perspective in his column, "Living in Denial". Rather placing the blame on the American public and lawmakers denying the infrastructure crisis, he applies it to the transportation community.
Oct 20, 2010   InfrastructureUSA
Causeway Street, formed by the Big Dig in Boston, is in the plans as a vibrant new center of streetlife. With the Big Dig construction long over, planners say now is the time.
Jun 14, 2010   The Boston Globe
The Boston Redevelopment Authority is looking to inject some life back into the area surrounding the relatively empty park atop the city's infamous Big Dig.
May 6, 2010   The Architect's Newspaper
No major public works are underway in the United States, according to this piece from <em>The New York Times</em>. Some say the absence of major infrastructure projects may be hurting the economy.
Dec 1, 2009   The New York Times
The image of tens of thousands of people being put to work on massive public works projects may be a thing of the past, some economists argue.
Jan 15, 2009   The Globe and Mail
Since its completion, Boston's Big Dig freeway project has succeeded in reducing congestion downtown, but new figures show the congestion has merely moved out of the central city into suburban areas.
Nov 19, 2008   The Boston Globe
For the last ten years, the Army Corps of Engineers has been dredging the bottom of Boston Harbor in an effort to make more room for larger cargo ships. Dredging is almost complete on the project.
Oct 27, 2008   The Boston Globe
<p>In this op-ed piece, Kevin C. Phelan and Yanni Tsipis argue that Boston's 'Big Dig' has only fought half the battle, calling for a more proactive approach to building over the city's other auto sewer, the Massachusetts Turnpike.</p>
Jun 24, 2008   The Boston Globe
<p>A look at how the specter of Boston's Big Dig cast a dark shadow over proposed freeway replacement plans in Seattle and other cities.</p>
Mar 17, 2008   The Boston Globe