Investigation timeline: Do urban archaeologists ever take a look inside construction sites?

Linda Rudy got curious after railroad ties were pulled out of a Wells Street project

December 5, 2012

Curious City is a news-gathering experiment designed to satisfy the public's curiosity. People submit questionsvote for their favorites, and WBEZ reports out the winning questions in real time, on FacebookTwitter and the timeline above.  

This round's winner is Linda Rudy from Chicago's Old Town neighborhood. Her question is: "Do urban archaeologists ever take a look when streets are torn up for pipes, repairs, foundations?" WBEZ midday producer Susie An will be diggin' deep with this story, perhaps literally. 

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