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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Community Transit Grant Program Awards

Published on 12/18/2018

The Baker-Polito Administration is pleased to announce a total of $10.2 million dollars for cities, towns and non-profits to use under the Community Transit Grant Program administered by the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT). The competitive grant program awards money to be used for transit operating costs, mobility management or new capital investments.


Baker-Polito Administration Announces $40 Million in Additional Local Road and Bridge Funding

Published on 10/26/2018

The Baker-Polito Administration is announcing that $40 million in additional funding will be provided to cities and towns in Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) for road construction and transportation improvement projects. This funding was included in a supplemental budget signed by Governor Charlie Baker on Tuesday, October 23, bringing total funding for FY19 awarded through the Chapter 90 formula to $240 million.


Baker–Polito Administration Celebrates First Project Completed through the Municipal Small Bridge Program

Published on 10/04/2018

Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito today joined Highway Administrator Jonathan Gulliver, members of the Massachusetts Legislature, municipal officials, and local leaders to celebrate the completion of the project to rehabilitate the bridge that carries Main Street over the Parker River in Newbury, which is the first project completed through the Baker-Polito Administration’s Municipal Small Bridge Program.


Massachusetts Pedestrian Transportation Plan

Published on 09/28/2018

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) is announcing that the Draft Massachusetts Pedestrian Transportation Plan is now available for public comment.


Agawam/West Springfield: Morgan-Sullivan Bridge Project Public Meeting Set

Published on 09/17/2018

The $21.5 million project will reconstruct the Morgan-Sullivan Bridge that carries Suffield Street/Memorial Avenue (Route 147) over the Westfield River between West Springfield and Agawam. Preliminary bridge work for this project is currently expected to begin in early October, and traffic setups including permanent lane closures will be put in place by November.