Robert Albee discusses his public works career which included service as chief engineer for the Boston Public Works Department and Public Improvement Commission during the1980s, 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.
Citation: Albee, Robert. Interviewed by Charles Jacobson andJulia Howington. John Joseph Moakley Oral History Project OH-077. June 2011. Transcript and audio available. John Joseph Moakley Archive and Institute, Suffolk University, Boston, MA. Copyright Information: Copyright ©2011 Suffolk University and the Public Works Historical Society.
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