Archive for October 1st, 2006

MADtv gets how video game nerds think in this music video that shows the truth behind many friday nights spent by adolescent boys

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Just some background before you watch it,

Big Dig is the unofficial name of the Central Artery/Tunnel Project (CA/T), a megaproject to reroute the Central Artery (Interstate 93), the chief controlled-access highway through the heart of Boston, Massachusetts, into a 3.5 mile (5.6km) tunnel under the city. The project also included the construction of the Ted Williams Tunnel (extending Interstate 90 to Logan International Airport), the Zakim Bunker Hill Bridge over the Charles River, and the Rose Kennedy Greenway in the space vacated by the previous elevated roadway.

The Big Dig is the most expensive highway project in America.[1] Although the project was estimated at $2.5 billion in 1985, over $14.6 billion had been spent in federal and state tax dollars as of 2006.[2] The project has incurred arrests, escalating costs,
leaks, poor execution and use of substandard materials. The
Massachusetts Attorney General is demanding contractors refund
taxpayers $108 million for “shoddy work.”[3] The final ramp opened January 13, 2006.

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