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‘70s scandal haunts efforts to fix UMass garage

Dorchester 04/21/2017 A portion of the UMass Boston campus underground garage that served as a foundation for five campus buildings and was built to accommodate over a thousand cars has been closed. The garage was plagued by problems,and work as been done to reinforce the structure. Estimates to fix the substructure as well as several attached buildings is expected to cost at least 150 million dollars or more. Jonathan Wiggs /GlobeStaff) Reporter:Topic

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