Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Bechtel/Parsons Brinckerhoff, Bechtel Infrastructure Corp. and PB Americas Inc.
Penalty: 
$407,000,000
Year: 
2008
Date: 
January 23, 2008
Primary Offense: 
fraud
Violation Description: 

The joint venture of Bechtel/Parsons Brinckerhoff, Bechtel Infrastructure Corp. and PB Americas Inc. -- the management consultant to the Central Artery/Tunnel Project (known as the Big Dig) -- agreed to pay over $407 million to resolve its criminal and civil liabilities in connection with the collapse of part of the I-90 Connector Tunnel ceiling and defects in the slurry walls of the Tip O'Neil tunnel.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-District of Massachusetts
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil and criminal
Facility State: 
Massachusetts
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