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It's the Engineering, Stupid

When placing blame for the Big Dig accident, one point is too often overlooked: mistakes happen.

Engineering failures - including Paris's Charles de Gaulle airport roof cave-in - can help improve future public and private building projects.
By Tom Keane
September 10, 2006

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The fiascos of the Big Dig have unleashed a torrent of self-criticism that sometimes seems to verge on self-loathing. More than two months since the death of Milena Del Valle, the fury continues unabated. The project's failures, many argue, epitomize all that is wrong with Massachusetts. We're too liberal, too corrupt, too unionized. We have too many Democrats (or too ... (Full article: 749 words)

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