Boston's Big Dig Plunged the State of Massachusetts into a Sea of Red Ink

The big dig project in Boston, Massachusetts has caused the state of Massachusetts to struggle under a massive debt burden. The project escalated to $22 billion. The state government now faced with an annual expense of $600 million over several years to pay off has sidelined road maintenance and other construction projects and is borrowing heavily to pay its highway workers. The big dig project should be a looming example of what can occur when ambitious public transportation projects get out of hand. A good lesson for the state of Washington in its upcoming seawall project in downtown Seattle. Article here

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