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The other big dig

Effort to clean Boston Harbor nearly complete

After nearly $100 million spent, the massive dredging project in Boston Harbor is nearly done. After nearly $100 million spent, the massive dredging project in Boston Harbor is nearly done. (David L. Ryan/ Globe Staff)
By David Abel
Globe Staff / October 22, 2008

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In the last decade, nearly every day and often 40 times an hour, giant steel claws atop old barges have plunged to the bottom of Boston Harbor, clearing the muck and whatever else was below. (Full article: 660 words)

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