Will Big Dig Woes Deter Other Megaprojects?

Leaks in the $15 billion tunnel project raise questions about oversight, which may affect plans in other cities.
December 9, 2004, 7am PST | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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"As state legislators last week grilled contractors about a major breach in a tunnel this fall that backed up traffic for 10 miles, their criticism hinted at the larger question of whether the $14.6 billion project will impact future megaprojects nationwide. Beyond leaks, state lawyers announced this week they plan to file a $100 million lawsuit against Bechtel/Parsons Brinckerhoff, the project's private manager, for mismanagement."

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Published on Thursday, December 9, 2004 in The Christian Science Monitor
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