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In this photo taken in September 2004, cars passed a flooded area in the Thomas P. O’Neill Jr. Tunnel. The leaks increased the first three months of this year, compared with 2006.

Leakage in Big Dig tunnel rises

3 years after promise, more water getting in

By Sean P. Murphy
Globe Staff / July 1, 2007

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Almost three years after state managers vowed to close thousands of leaks in the Big Dig tunnels, nearly 2 million gallons of water flow each month through the Thomas P. O'Neill Jr. Tunnel, an 18 percent increase over last year, a Globe analysis shows. (Full article: 1110 words)

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