With this model (Figure 3), under the leadership of MassPike, the public and private organizations were merged into one entity.
After the 1997 shift--enabled by the passage of the Metropolitan Highway System bill--MassHighway turned management of the project over to MassPike. Public officials combined the two separate organizations into one "salt-and-pepper" body, which included public and private employees.
Project Evaluation Matrix T-REX (Collaborative, Project Big Dig-- Big Dig-- single performance MassHighway MassPike DIA design-build criteria (Mirrored) (Merged) (Merged contractor) Efficiency-- (c) (c) (c) (a) on budget Efficiency-- on time (c) (c) (c) (a) Effectiveness (a) (a) (a) (a) Capacity (c) (a) (b) (b) Responsiveness (a) (a) (a) (a) Note: (a) = good or excellent; (b) = fair to poor; (c) = poor.
When the decision was made to give the tunnel a major upgrade, MassPike engineers spent a great deal of time analyzing their needs for improving ventilation controls.
MassPike is providing the servicing of a section of the new tunnel.
The program has been renamed the Commerce Insurance MassPike
Assistance Program, and the Commerce name is prominently displayed on the truck doors.
Message boards will be in place to advise motorists of the closures and recommended alternate routes, according to MassPike
An editorial last week on a plan to trim $500,000 in MassPike
costs by converting four of Pike's 204 toll-collection lanes to the automated Fast Lane system prompted one reader to offer a cost-saving alternative - far bolder - that warrants serious consideration.
It all sounded vaguely familiar last week when British utility National Grid said it would move its Westboro operations down the MassPike
to Waltham by mid-2009.
We have 22 routes and I do Interstate 290 from the MassPike
in Auburn to the Route 85 connector in Hudson."