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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.

Investments include:

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. 

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