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2011-03-07 16:26:00

Mack: "Florida does not need its version of the 'Big Dig!'" WASHINGTON, March 7, 2011/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressman Connie Mack (FL-14) today commended Governor Rick Scott for rejecting the $2.4 billion in big government project spending being forced on the state by U.S.

2008-09-30 15:00:31

By Daniel Barbarisi The team of Chan Kreiger Sieniewicz, of Cambridge, gets three months to craft a marketing analysis and proposal.

2008-06-24 18:02:42

Modern Continental Corp., the largest contractor in a multi-billion-dollar Boston tunnel project has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, court documents show.

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.

2006-08-30 18:23:29

BOSTON (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors in Boston on Wednesday said they had charged an electrical contractor who had worked on the city's troubled "Big Dig" tunnel contract with overbilling for work on the project. The indictment is the first handed down since Massachusetts Gov.

2006-08-29 17:38:15

BOSTON (Reuters) - The family of a woman killed when slabs of cement fell from the ceiling of Boston's "Big Dig" highway tunnel project filed a wrongful death lawsuit on Tuesday against the Massachusetts Turnpike Authority and contractors.

2006-08-16 15:24:43

By Scott Malone BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney took formal control on Wednesday of Boston's scandal-plagued "Big Dig" highway project, naming an engineering firm to conduct a 90-day review of problems in the tunnel where a ceiling collapse last month killed a woman.

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.

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