They're not fooling around when they say "hang up and drive" in Boston. From the Globe: "Tunnel concerns block cell service"
The Big Dig tunnels, which state officials pledged to have wired for cellular phone service by summer, remain a dead zone after federal officials refused to approve the long-delayed project because they said the planned wiring could put too much weight on walls that are anchored in place with epoxy.Commuters shouldn't think of the Big Dig as a roadway but as a $15 billion thrill ride. "Will we make it through alive? Wheeee!"