Interview with Robert Albee, Big Dig Engineer (OH-077, transcript and recording)

Title

Interview with Robert Albee, Big Dig Engineer (OH-077, transcript and recording)

Date

2011

Description

Robert Albee discusses his public works career which included service as chief engineer for the Boston Public Works Department and Public Improvement Commission during the 1980s, a position as director of construction services for the Boston Central Artery/Third Harbor Tunnel (Big Dig) project during the 1990s, a term as president of the American Public Works Association in 1998, and work as managing director of telecommunications engineering for the firm of Vanasse, Hangen, Brustlin, Inc. during the first decade of the twenty-first century. Much of the interview focuses on the challenges of public works projects in a 400-year old city such as Boston. The interview was conducted jointly by the Moakley Archive and the American Public Works Association.

Source

Moakley Oral History Project

Rights

Copyright Suffolk University. This item is made available for research and educational purposes by the John Joseph Moakley Archive & Institute. Prior permission is required for any commercial use.

Type

Sound recording
Oral histories

Format

MP3
PDF

Language

English

Subject

Moakley, John Joseph, 1927-2001
Central Artery/Third Harbor Tunnel Project (Mass.)
Transportation
Boston (Mass.)

Identifier

OH-077

Embedded Media

Interviewer

Howington, Julia
Jacobson, Charles

Interviewee

Albee, Robert

Duration

7:42:31

Files

oh-077_transcript.pdf

Citation

“Interview with Robert Albee, Big Dig Engineer (OH-077, transcript and recording),” Moakley Archive & Institute, accessed October 16, 2017, https://moakleyarchive.omeka.net/items/show/3774.

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