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Briefing Date:02/27/2003
Topic:Completing the "Big Dig": Managing the Final Stages of Boston's Central Artery/Tunnel Project

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Academy of Engineering
and
National Research Council
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences
Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment
Committee for the Review of the Project Management Practices Employed on
the Boston Central Artery/Tunnel "Big Dig" Project

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Congressional Briefing
Thursday, February 27, 2003 -- 3:00 p.m.
1116 Longworth House Office Bldg.

on

Completing the "Big Dig":
Managing the Final Stages of Boston's Central Artery/Tunnel Project

This new report, from the National Academy of Engineering and National Research Council, assesses the project management and contract administration practices used in the Central Artery project in Boston to determine if they are adequate to bring the project to completion in a timely and cost-effective manner.

This briefing was for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on February 21, 2003 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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