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10 edition of The Big Dig found in the catalog.

The Big Dig

Reshaping an American City

by Peter Vanderwarker

  • 369 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Little, Brown Young Readers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Architecture,
  • Lifestyles - City & Town Life,
  • People & Places - United States,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / Science & Technology / General,
  • General,
  • History - Modern,
  • Boston,
  • Boston (Mass.),
  • Central Artery/Third Harbor Tu,
  • Express highways,
  • Highway engineering,
  • Massachusetts,
  • Tunnels

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages56
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9704528M
    ISBN 100316605980
    ISBN 109780316605984
    OCLC/WorldCa47922020

      She writes books with hopes of happier bedtimes, wrangling some smiles, and encouraging kids to dig deep and dream big! Sherri lives in the Chicago area with her photographer husband, two sons, and one fluffy : Scholastic, Inc. The Big Dig. [James A Aloisi] -- A brief history of Boston's Big Dig, the largest public works project in American history. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

    The first book ever written about Boston's Big Dig--the largest, most complex highway construction project ever embarked upon in U.S. history! This regional blockbuster reached #1 on the Boston Globe's bestseller list. Filled with dozens of remarkable photos and fascinating archival illustrations, it pulsates with details only an insider like Dan. The Big Dig by Sally Garland - Book Review The Big Dig Author - Sally Garland Publisher - Willow Tree Books Pages - 32 Released - 1st September ISBN - Format - ebook, paperback Review by - Stacey Rating - 4 Stars I received a free copy of this book. This post contains affiliate links. Sharing leads to an amazing discovery in this charming .

    Close to 5, workers employed on the Big Dig. Construction 70 percent complete. Leonard P. Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge completed. I Connector from South Boston to Rt. 1A in East Boston opens in January. I Northbound opens in March. I Southbound opens in December. Dismantling of the elevated Central Artery (I). After all, the Big Dig, the creation of a central artery highway through downtown Boston, is a billion dollar boondoggle, the largest urban construction project in modern history. But playing a mild-mannered secretary working out of a construction trailer is not quite the thrill ride she had in mind, so Carlotta starts moonlighting, taking.


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The Big Dig by Peter Vanderwarker Download PDF EPUB FB2

The first book ever written about Boston's Big Dig--the largest, most complex highway construction project ever embarked upon in U.S. history. This regional blockbuster reached #1 on the Boston Globe's bestseller list/5(12). The Big Dig: Reshaping an American City Hardcover – September 1, by Peter Vanderwarker (Author)/5(3).

Using Boston's "Big Dig" as her novel's primary setting, Linda Barnes creates a complex but intriguing mystery in which her heroine, Carlotta Carlyle, a six-foot, red-haired private eye, goes undercover as a secretary on the Big Dig construction site/5(32).

The first book ever written about Boston's Big Dig--the largest, most complex highway construction project ever embarked upon in U.S. history. This regional blockbuster reached #1 on the Boston Globe's bestseller list/5(4).

Carlotta Carlyle, the six-foot-tall redheaded private investigator, thought that working undercover searching out fraud on Boston's Big Dig would be a challenging assignment. After all, the Big Dig, the creation of a central artery tunnel running beneath crowded downtown Boston is an engineering marvel, /5.

For a YA book, The Big Dig is quite long and drawn out. I don't picture it holding a young reader's interest. There's no real adventure to be had, just a big family secret that all the adults are keeping from the kids. flag 1 like Like see review. Pascale rated it really liked it/5. In The Big Dig, photographer Vanderwarker takes readers behind the scenes of the largest public construction project in American history: the Central Artery Tunnel Project in Boston Harbor/5.

: The Big Dig book big dig book. Skip to main content. Try Prime All Go Search EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Today's Deals Your Gift Cards Help. In all a great book of photography, and a great book on the Big Dig.

The quality and variety of the of images is a testament to the artist's dedication and skill. The Big Dig At Night has done a wonderful job documenting this historic /5(11).

After all, the Big Dig, the creation of a central artery tunnel running beneath crowded downtown Boston is an engineering marvel, the largest urban construction project in modern history, a fourteen billion dollar boondoggle in the eyes of by: 1.

The Big Dig. Bestselling author Linda Barnes makes her long-awaited return with a ripped-from-the-headlines encounter with greed, corruption and murder. Carlotta Carlyle, the six-foot-tall redhead P.I.

thought that working undercover searching out fraud on Boston’s Big Dig would be a challenging assignment.4/5(2). Tiny and the Big Dig by Sherri Duskey Rinker follows one small pup on his quest for a bone. Tiny knows that a BIG bone is hiding beneath the dirt. All he has to do to claim his prize is dig.

While digging, Tiny attracts a crowd. A bluebird, cat, and fellow dog all agree that Tiny will never be able to uncover the bone/5. The Big Dig features two-handled controls specially designed for little hands to make movements and hand-eye coordination easy. The Big Dig has a wide base, contoured seat, and sturdy metal construction.

It's fun on the beach, in the backyard or a sandbox. The Big Dig is designed for ages 3 and up, with a lbs weight limit.5/5(2). Phonics fun for early readers. In this lnteractive Storybook, 'Where's Emily?' kids determine the story (and illustrations!) through their choices.

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The Big Dig: The $10 Million Search for Oak Island's Legendary Treasure by D'Arcy O'Connor A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The Dig is a historical novel by John Preston, published in Mayset in the context of the Anglo-Saxon ship burial excavation at Sutton Hoo, Suffolk, novel has been widely reviewed as "an account of the excavation at Sutton Hoo in ".

[citation needed] The dust jacket describes it as "a brilliantly realized account of the most famous archaeological dig Author: John Preston. Describes the development of the city of Boston and the reasons for creating the Central Artery/Third Harbor Tunnel Project--known as "the big dig"--and outlines each step in its planning and construction.

Read more Read less click to open /5(6). The Big Dig is the 9th book in the Carlotta Carlyle Mysteries, but you may enjoy reading the series in any : Open Road Media.

The Big Dig from Boston Review. Steven Moore's The Novel: An Alternative History (). The book incorporates both theory and practice and is therefore highly recommended to policymakers, academics, and project management practitioners.

Focusing on lessons learned, this insightful coursebook presents the Big Dig as a massive case study in the management of risk, cost, and schedule, particularly the interrelation of technical.

HOW IT WORKS 61 his arrangements would only stay put, if only people would do as he wished, the show would be great. Everybody, including himself, would be pleased. Life would be wonderful. In trying to make these arrange­ ments our actor may sometimes be quite virtuous.

He may be kind, considerate, patient, generous; even modest and self.On 31 Decembertwenty years after inception, the City of Boston's Big Dig project finally closed. Expending, by closeout, approximately US$ billion in federal and state tax dollars, the project--originally estimated to cost US$ billion--succeeded in covering miles of highway and creating a mile tunnel.

But not before enduring numerous public embarrassments. The Big Dig often let its contractors start work on pieces of the project before designs for other key parts were complete. This approach—part of the project’s philosophy of getting things done now and asking questions later—meant expensive changes to contracts.