Big Dig


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Big Dig

n. the extensive, underground interstate highway (and commuter route) tunneled under Boston, MA. The Big Dig has about 300 water leaks raining down inside.
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We set about planning The Big Dig and sent letters out to parents to help us to dig the area.
Dig This is open year-round Thursday - Sunday (for individuals), Monday - Sunday (for groups), providing Big Dig, Mega Dig and Group Dig activities.
The Big Dig will help to raise the profile of Newcastle's existing foodgrowing projects, promoting the health, social and environmental benefits of growing food.
The Big Dig will culminate in a day of community events on March 16.
We in Massachusetts are sadly familiar with the incredible cost overruns and malfeasance that characterized the Big Dig.
The first Big Dig, held at the north range last summer, unearthed fascinating discoveries including a bracelet, several rings, a fibula brooch and a second century coin.
Moreover, a collapse of ceiling tiles in one tunnel in 2006, which led to the death of a motorist, raised questions as to whether the Big Dig was completed safely.
We put up with a lot of unnecessary disruption from the Big Dig and now people have had traffic chaos once more.
The availability of wireless phone coverage to the public inside the Thomas P 'Tip' O'Neill Jr Tunnel, part of the Big Dig series of tunnels in Boston, Massachusetts, has been announced by AT&T (NYSE:T), Sprint (NYSE:S), T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless (NYSE:VZ).
By Big Dig standards, the Denver region's Union Station redevelopment project is speeding along and should break ground late this year.
The Big Dig is getting all this attention because of the threat to public safety and the billions spent.
In Boston for many years now they have had one of the largest municipal projects in the world, called the Big Dig.
In the right foreground, a sharp piece of concrete from a pile of Big Dig rubble juts through an opening in the fence, its energy diffused by yellow and black diagonal lines semingly urging caution.
CLF HAS ANNOUNCED A MAJOR LAWSUIT against the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to force the completion of a series of public transit projects promised as part of the Big Dig.