Big Dig Today in Boston, the beginning of the end for the highway construction project -- some would say boondoggle -- known as the Big Dig. The opening of the northbound lanes of Interstate 93 begins today. NPR's Tovia Smith reports that even as officials are cutting the ribbon, workers are doing a last minute scramble to get the on-ramps open
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Today in Boston, the beginning of the end for the highway construction project — some would say boondoggle — known as the Big Dig. The opening of the northbound lanes of Interstate 93 begins today. NPR's Tovia Smith reports that even as officials are cutting the ribbon, workers are doing a last minute scramble to get the on-ramps open