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IN DEFENSE OF THE BIG DIG: How Politics Affected the Planning, Design and Construction of the Boston Central Artery/Tunnel Project

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Tells the story of the planning, design and construction of the Big Dig, Boston's Central Artery and Tunnel project from a personal perspective. This most complex and technologically challenging project is a paradox of praises and blame. This book defends the professionals who planned, designed and constructed it; and blames the politics of project planning for the shortcomings.
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  • By chima ucheya
    May 16, 2007
    "IN DEFENSE of the BIG DIG" A very insightful and revealing dissertation of the primordial divide between project engineering design and execution from an author with esoteric perspectives derived from his involvement, industry experience and training. Very bold and brutally frank expose on the political and policy considerations, outside public purview, that drive the implementation of all public sector projects. A resourceful case study and a must-read for all students and practitioners whose project portfolios will, invariably, include public sector commissions; and for the curious and discerning public. Chima Ucheya, AIA, JD Development Partners, Inc.
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Product Details

Edition
Second Edition
Publisher
Orikaye G. Brown-West
Published
September 29, 2011
Language
English
Pages
281
File Format
PDF
File Size
2.4 MB

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Printable? Yes
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