$14.6 Billion Later, Boston's Big Dig Wraps Up

The last big highway section opens, but concerns on costs dampen party.
December 19, 2003, 9am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"It may not look as dramatic as the Hoover Dam, but the revamp of traffic flows in one of America's oldest cities rivals any past US public-works project in complexity - and outpaced them all in cost... Its effects will be felt for decades and far beyond Boston: It is changing commuting habits here, may influence the prospects for any similarly large-scale efforts in the future, and has hit the pocketbook of almost every taxpayer in America."

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Published on Friday, December 19, 2003 in The Christian Science Monitor
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