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Little oversight of tunnels under private buildings

Turnpike seeks more inspections

Owners of buildings such as Shaw's Supermarket in Newton are responsible for maintaining tunnels. Owners of buildings such as Shaw's Supermarket in Newton are responsible for maintaining tunnels. (David Kamerman/Globe Staff)
By Andrea Estes and Thomas C. Palmer Jr.
Globe Staff / January 2, 2008

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The Massachusetts Turnpike Authority has no legal responsibility for aging tunnels beneath private buildings through which thousands of turnpike commuters drive every day - a lack of oversight that has infuriated some state legislators and other officials. (Full article: 1186 words)

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