Image Courtesy of MassDOT A historic station will receive a major expansion, but not before planners using modern simulation tools attempt to identify every possible construction scenario. Image Courtesy of MassDOT Related Links: Massachusetts Presents Ambitious Transportation Vision Boston South Station A historic Boston transit hub is undergoing a high-tech examination in preparation for its future. Early-stage work on Boston's $850-million South Station expansion proposal is deploying a robust level of construction-sequence modeling in hopes of minimizing major construction conflicts within a rail hub that sees more than 100,000 daily commuters.South Station, a 110-year-old architectural icon, is Boston's busiest multimodal
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