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Editorial: Worst Practices From Boston's Big Dig Officials

Scott S. Cohen | August 1, 2006

California has earthquakes. Kansas has tornados. Louisiana has hurricanes. Here in Boston, we have $14.6 billion taxpayer funded highway tunnels. And all of them kill.

The night before this column was written, a couple from Boston was driving through an extension of the heavily traveled Massachusetts Turnpike, on their way to Logan International Airport to pick up a relative. As they were exiting one of the highway system’s tunnels—part of Boston’s “Big Dig” fiasco—a three-ton concrete ceiling panel crashed down on the car, killing Milena Del Valle instantly. Her dazed and bloodied husband, who was at the wheel, somehow crawled out from the vehicle; witnesses had to hold him back from reentering the car, where thousands of pounds of debris had crushed the passenger side... To get the full story, subscribe now.