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2006-10-24 18:02:00

By CASEY ROSS After repeatedly bashing safety oversight by the Big Dig's top management consultant, the Romney administration quietly tapped the controversial firm to inspect repairs of the Interstate 90 ceiling system that collapsed and killed a woman in July, the Herald has learned.

2006-08-08 17:34:43

BOSTON (Reuters) - A busy stretch of Boston's "Big Dig" highway tunnel system where a woman died when a concrete ceiling panel crushed her car four weeks ago will reopen at midnight on Tuesday, Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney said.

2006-08-04 14:13:52

BOSTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government will review repairs made to a busy stretch of Massachusetts' "Big Dig" highway system after a fatal accident to determine when the tunnel can be reopened to all traffic, the state's governor said on Friday. Gov.

2006-07-27 14:42:21

By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - The director of Boston's "Big Dig" highway tunnel program agreed on Thursday to resign, two weeks after a tunnel ceiling collapsed and killed a motorist.

2006-07-27 09:38:49

By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - The director of Boston's "Big Dig" tunnel program agreed on Thursday to resign, two weeks after a tunnel ceiling collapsed and killed a motorist. Massachusetts Gov.

2006-07-27 07:56:59

BOSTON (Reuters) - The embattled director of Boston's "Big Dig" tunnel program said on Thursday he was resigning his post, effective August 15, a spokesman for Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney said.

2006-07-21 08:29:23

BOSTON (Reuters) - A busy section of the "Big Dig" highway system was reopened to buses on Friday, one day after Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney closed the tunnel to all traffic as safety concerns mounted because of a deadly accident.

2006-07-20 13:55:53

By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney shut down a busy tunnel in Boston's "Big Dig" highway system on Thursday, deepening concern over the project's safety after a fatal ceiling collapse in a separate tunnel last week.

2006-07-20 13:26:22

By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney shut down a busy tunnel in Boston's "Big Dig" highway system on Thursday, deepening concern over the project's safety after a fatal ceiling collapse in a separate tunnel last week.

2006-07-14 17:29:36

By Jason Szep BOSTON (Reuters) - From loose bolts to gaps between ceiling plates, the number of potentially dangerous flaws in Boston's $15 billion "Big Dig" highway project keep rising, reaching 362 on Friday, after a fatal tunnel collapse.


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