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Third Harbor Tunnel, Interstate 90/Central Artery, Interstate 93, Boston, Massachusetts

final environmental impact statement/report and final section 4 (f) evaluation

by United States. Federal Highway Administration

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Roads,
  • Design and construction,
  • Tunnels,
  • Environmental impact statements

  • Edition Notes

    Statementsubmitted pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 4332 (2) (C) and 49 U.S.C. 1653 (f) by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Adminstration and Massachusetts Department of Public Works
    ContributionsMassachusetts. Department of Public Works
    The Physical Object
    Pagination6 volumes :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25634096M
    OCLC/WorldCa13019544

    They say a series of improvements over the next two years, including direct connections to Interstate 90 from Interst will make the road more efficient. In addition, the congestion that frequently frustrates commuters from the south - the backup at Exit 18 to Massachusetts Avenue - still persists and may have worsened since the tunnel's. In September , five months after Callahan died, the Boston Extension was completed to east to EXIT 18 (Allston-Brighton-Cambridge). The entire mile length of the Massachusetts Turnpike opened to traffic on Febru with the completion of the Prudential Tunnel and the interchange with the Central Artery (I).

    The Massachusetts Turnpike (colloquially "Mass Pike" or "the Pike") is a toll highway in the U.S. state of Massachusetts that is maintained by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). The turnpike begins at the New York state line in West Stockbridge, linking with the Berkshire Connector portion of the New York State ng miles ( km) along an east–west Restrictions: No hazardous goods and cargo . The purpose of the Central Artery/ Tunnel Project is to provide an efficient, uncongested vehicular route for the people of Boston. The city’s existing Central Artery, which includes an ele-vated section of I between Congress Street and Route 1 in Charlestown, is one of the most congested segments of interstate highway in the Size: KB.

    The first specific plans for the tunnel surfaced in , when the state released its Recommended Highway and Transit Plan for the Boston metropolitan area. The "New Harbor Crossing," as it was called in the report, was to connect the Massachusetts Turnpike (I) and the John F. Fitzgerald Expressway / Central Artery (then I, now I) in South Boston with a proposed extension of the East. Interstate 93 North at Exit 4: MA 24 South - Fall River (Photo taken 8/6/17). Interstate 93 North at Exit 5A: MA 28 South - Randolph (Photo taken 8/6/17). Interstate 93 North at Exit 5B: MA 28 North - Milton (Photo taken 8/6/17). Mileage sign at mile marker 5. It's 4 miles to Braintree, 6 miles to Quincy, and 14 miles to Boston. (Photo taken 8.


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Third Harbor Tunnel, Interstate 90/Central Artery, Interstate 93, Boston, Massachusetts by United States. Federal Highway Administration Download PDF EPUB FB2

Third Harbor Tunnel, Interstate 90/Central Artery, Interst Massachusetts book, Massachusetts: final environmental impact statement/report and final section 4 (f) evaluation by United States.

Federal Highway Administration; Massachusetts. Department of Public WorksPages: Third Harbor Tunnel, I/Central Artery, I, Boston: Environmental Impact Statement, Volume 2 Third Harbor Tunnel, I/Central Artery, I, Boston: Environmental Impact Statement, United States.

Federal Highway Administration: Contributor: United States. Federal Highway Administration: Published: Original from: Northwestern University. Full text of "Third Harbor Tunnel, Interstate 90/Central Artery, Interst Boston, Massachusetts: final environmental impact statement/report and Interstate 90/Central Artery section 4 (f) evaluation" See other formats.

vol. 1: main report contains projections of various conditions up to the year ; vol. 2: written comments and responses; vol. 3: supportive engineering. Third Harbor Tunnel, Interstate 90/Central Artery, Interst Boston, Massachusetts: final environmental impact statement/report and final section 4 (f) evaluation /, by Massachusetts.

Department of Public Works and United States. Federal Highway Administration (page. The Big Dig or the Central Artery/Tunnel Project (CA/T) combined two large projects into one: the depression of Boston‟s Central Artery (Interstate 93) in Massachusetts, and the construction of a third tunnel under the Boston Harbor to link traffic to the Logan Size: 1MB.

I borrowed a smartphone from another person and shot the Big Dig (O'Neill Tunnel) and the I Boston Harbor (Ted Williams Tunnel) while I was up in Boston, MA. Project Description Rerouted the Central Artery (Interstate 93), into a mile (km) tunnel.

Construction of the Ted Williams Tunnel. Construction of the Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Memorial Bridge over the Charles River. Construction of the Rose Kennedy Greenway in the space vacated by the previous I elevated roadway.

Music: Northern Star - Cosmic Culture. The proposed Boston Central Artery (I)/Third Harbor Tunnel (I) Project (CA/T) is a billion dollar (US) highway project being funded by the Federal Highway Administration and the Massachusetts Highway Department.

A joint venture between Bechtel Corporation and Parsons Brinckerhoff is the project management consultant responsible for.

The Central Artery/Tunnel Project (CA/T), commonly known as the Big Dig, was a megaproject in Boston that rerouted the Central Artery of Interstate 93 (I), the chief highway through the heart of the city, into the mile ( km) Thomas P.

O'Neill Jr. project also included the construction of the Ted Williams Tunnel (extending I to Logan International Airport), the Leonard P Location: Boston.

The Ted Williams Tunnel (TWT) beneath Boston Harbor was the first completed milestone of the Central Artery/Tunnel Project. It opened on schedule and within its $ billion budget on Decem Named for the Boston Red Sox Legend, the tunnel doubles Boston's cross-harbor tunnel capacity from four lanes to eight.

The immense project―the result of more than 30 years of planning and 12 years of construction―replaced the elevated section of Interstate 93 Central Artery through downtown Boston with a much wider underground highway, and extended the Interstate 90 turnpike to Logan International Airport via a third harbor tunnel.

The Thomas P. "Tip" O'Neill Jr. Tunnel is a highway tunnel built as part of the Big Dig in Boston, Massachusetts. It carries the Central Artery underneath downtown Boston, and is. The 2,foot-long "South Station Tunnel" (or "Dewey Square Tunnel") was the widest vehicular tunnel in the world when it was built between and Unlike the wholesale demolition of buildings further north along the route, less than 10 percent of the total floor area of buildings along the route - which were used by active garment and.

Third Harbor Tunnel, Interstate 90/Central Artery, Interst Boston, Massachusetts: final environmental impact statement/report and final section 4 (f) evaluation / By Massachusetts. Department of Public Works and United States. Update: Spring POGO Reports Revisited: Boston Harbor Tunnel Project.

InPOGO unearthed flagrant abuses at Boston's "Big Dig," detailed in our report "No Light At the End Of This Tunnel: Boston's Central Artery/Third Harbor Tunnel Project." The most expensive highway project in U.S.

history, project costs have spiraled out of control from $ billion to $ billion - a % cost. The Boston Extension lengthened the toll road east to the Central Artery (I), with work commencing in March The extension opened east to Exit 18 in September and to Interstate 93 in February 1 Tolls east of Route were collected at separate toll barriers.

As part of the $billion Big Dig project, Interstate 90 was extended further east through the Ted Williams Tunnel. Boston's year, $ billion Central Artery/Tunnel project has taken a major step toward completion with the Jan.

18 opening of the new Fort Point Channel crossing, a nine-lane tunnel beneath the channel and South Boston that connects the Massachusetts Turnpike directly to the Ted Williams Tunnel. The Big Dig project revitalized the Central Artery by replacing the elevated Interstate 93 with the Thomas P.

O'Neill Jr. Tunnel and adding the Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge. In addition, Interstate 90 was extended to Logan International Airport and Route. Interstate 93 (I) is an Interstate Highway in the New England region of the United States.

It begins in Canton, Massachusetts, in the Boston metropolitan area, at I; and ends near St. Johnsbury, Vermont, at I It is one of three mainline Interstate highways located wholly within New England, the other two being I and IThe largest cities along its route are Manchester, New North end: I in Waterford, VT.Interstate 93 (I) is an Interstate Highway in the New England region of the United States.

It begins in Canton, Massachusetts, in the Boston metropolitan area, at I; and ends near St. Johnsbury, Vermont, at I It is one of three mainline Interstate highways located wholly within New England, the other two being I and IThe largest cities along its route are Manchester, New Restrictions: No hazardous goods and cargo .Exit list and area information on Interstate 93 (Massachusetts) in the Boston area (Canton to Methuen).

Interstate 93 (Massachusetts) EXIT LIST This photo shows the northbound Southeast Expressway (I) approaching EXIT 18 (Massachusetts Avenue) in South Boston.