There are major challenges in managing megaprojects including the control of schedule and costs, but experts, including the manager of Boston's Big Dig, have recommendations to lessen them. First, they say, make sure risks are shared among the designers, public agencies and contractors. In addition, those involved in the project need to "[m]ega-communicate" with the media and public, use software that can detect clashes, and employ project managers who can work well with all parties involved in the project.

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