Would a student who has never seen a tunnel under construction envision a tunneling career? The Moles, a heavy construction leadership group with its roots in tunneling, thinks the answer is “not likely.”
The Massachusetts Dept. of Transportation has awarded a $1.5 million contract to Arup USA Inc. to conduct a feasibility study of Boston’s so-called North-South Rail Link, a proposed project to build a tunnel that would connect the city’s two main rail stations, North and South stations.
The Massachusetts Dept. of Transportation and a contracting team are in discussions regarding fabrication issues that caused a two-year delay in the completion of a key crossing
between Quincy and Weymouth.