|Statement||Office of the Inspector General, Commonwealth of Massachusetts.|
|Contributions||Massachusetts. Office of the Inspector General.|
|LC Classifications||HE356.5.B6 R48 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 v. (various pagings) ;|
|LC Control Number||2001330767|
investigating the cost recovery efforts of the Central Artery/Tunnel (CA/T) Project. "Cost recovery" is the process by which "public and private owners file claims against design and construction management professionals for the costs claimed to be attributable to errors, omissions, or other "deficient" or unsatisfactory performance issues. A review of the Central Artery/Tunnel Project cost recovery program / Title from cover. "December " Includes bibliographical references. Also available online; Adobe Acrobat reader software required. Date: Boston's Central Artery/Tunnel Project, a mile system of bridges and underground highways and ramps, is the most expensive public works project ever undertaken in the United States. The original cost estimate of $ billion has already been exceeded by $12 billion, and the project will not be completed until , seven years late. 5) A Review of the Central Artery/Tunnel Project Cost Recovery Program. December 6) Statutorily Mandated Reviews of Central Artery/Tunnel Project Building Construction Contracts December 7) A Review of the Central Artery/Tunnel Project's use of Anchor Bolts on the C05B1 Tunnel Finishes Contract. December
increasing Project cost overruns. The letter also reiterated an issue first raised in this Office’s December report entitled A Review of the Central Artery/Tunnel Project Cost Recovery Program, which found that the Turnpike Authority had not successfully pursued any significant cost recovery cases against B/PB. This Office is not aware of. September: Water gushes into the Central Artery's northbound tunnel for hours, backing up afternoon rush-hour traffic for miles. Nov. A report says engineers discovered that the project is riddled with hundreds of leaks and that Bechtel managers were aware that the wall was deficient from the moment it was built in the late s, yet did. The Central Artery/Tunnel Project was the largest, most challenging highway project in the history of the United States. It reduced traffic and improved mobility in one of America's oldest, most congested major cities. It built a framework for continued growth in Massachusetts and New England. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts' Safety Review of the Central Artery/Tunnel Project was Comprehensive, But FHWA's Oversight Approach has Shortcomings. Oversight of the Cost Recovery Program of the Central Artery/Tunnel Project. October Finance Plan for the Central Artery/Tunnel Project.
Our testimony was based on our Febru report on the Current Costs and Funding of the Central Artery/Ted Williams Tunnel Project (Report Number TR) and our report on Overpayments of Premiums for the Central Artery Project’s Owner Controlled Insurance Program (Report Number TR). Follow-Up on Central Artery/Tunnel Project’s Owner-Controlled Insurance Program Oversight of the Cost Recovery Program of the Central Artery/Tunnel Project. The list of projects with cost overruns reads like a â€œwho is whoâ€ in megaprojects (Flyvbjerg et al., ), between these are the Suez Canal (1,%), the Sydney Opera House (1,%) or more recently the Boston Artery Tunnel (%), the Great Belt Rail Tunnel ( %) and the Channel Tunnel . Spending so much money wisely is daunting. The good news: no matter how complex and expensive any future project is, it’s unlikely to be more so than the Big Dig, Massachusetts’s three-decade-long quest to bury and expand the Central Artery, Boston’s major interstate highway, and carve out a new underwater tunnel to Logan Airport.