Governor Deval Patrick will take audience questions during a live town meeting tonight from 8 to 9 p.m. The program will air live locally from WWLP studios in Chicopee and also be streamed live in its entirety on WWLP.com. Learn more here.
The Patrick Administration is currently investing hundreds of millions of dollars in western Massachusetts roads, bridges, and other transportation needs.
More than 50 MassHighway Road and Bridge projects in the Connecticut River Valley, including the $47.7 million Gill – Montague Avenue A bridge over the Connecticut River.
Thirteen western Massachusetts projects as part of the Governor's Accelerated Bridge Program to repair structurally-deficient bridges, including $3.9 million to repair the Route 83 (Longhill Street) and Route 5 bridges over Interstate 91 in Springfield.
Seven Connecticut River Valley projects funded by the federal stimulus American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, including $2.8 million to resurface 7.4 miles of Route 122 and Route 62 in Barre.
Students Celebrate Walk and Bike to School Day posted on May 4
Thousands of elementary and middle school students all over the Commonwealth walked and rode their bikes to school in celebration of the 7th Annual Massachusetts Walk and Bike to School Day. Nearly 300 schools participated in the event. “It’s encouraging to see so many communities …Continue Reading Students Celebrate Walk and Bike to School Day
Natick: MassDOT Breaks Ground on Marion Street Bridge posted on May 4
MassDOT today broke ground on a new bridge that will carry Marion Street over railroad tracks in Natick. The new bridge will feature a single superstructure with steel beams, concrete deck with asphalt surface on existing abutments, and a 6-foot wide sidewalk. Pedestrian access will …Continue Reading Natick: MassDOT Breaks Ground on Marion Street Bridge
MBTA Projects 12.8% Reduction in Energy Costs posted on May 4
The MBTA projects a 12.8 percent reduction in energy costs for the 2017 Fiscal Year, and expects to see additional savings during the next three years, according to a presentation made recently to the MBTA’s Fiscal and Management Control Board. The cost savings are the …Continue Reading MBTA Projects 12.8% Reduction in Energy Costs