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Governor Deval Patrick has notified cities and towns they will receive $155 million in state Chapter 90 funds to rebuild and repair local roads and bridges this year. This significant capital investment will create construction jobs, improve transportation and public safety and encourage long-term economic development across the Commonwealth.
 
Each city and town will receive an increase in Chapter 90 funding for the fiscal year beginning on July 1, 2010 compared to the previous year, with funds allocated using a longstanding formula based upon community road miles, population and employment. This investment represents a $5 million increase over 2009 and is part of the Patrick-Murray Administration's record level of investment in the Commonwealth's aging infrastructure. This year alone, officials project the Administration has funded an estimated $1.085 billion in state Road and Bridge, Accelerated Bridge Program, and American Recovery and Reinvestment Act projects.

Chapter 90 funds are allocated as part of the three-year Transportation Bond Bills approved by the Legislature in 2008. The funds may be used for road, bridge and multi-use path projects and related needs.

More information including a complete list of awards for each community can be found here

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