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Clues sought on possible Big Dig hole

By Eric Moskowitz
Globe Staff / October 19, 2011

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State contractors are in the process of burrowing the first of four 135-foot holes near South Station to remove earth that will provide clues about the cause and size a possible sinkhole beneath one of the Big Dig tunnels, as well as how to plug it. State highway officials have said the void may possibly be as large as the tunnel itself - but that does not mean they believe it is anywhere near that large.

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