Springfield is getting part of the one point one billion dollars in bridge repair money from the fed. The money is going to two bridge projects on Armory Street.
Mayor Dom Sarno says " The project here would consist of relacing two bridges – one which carries Armory Street over the active CSX railroad tracks and the other carrying Armory Street over the abandoned railroad. Massachusetts Department of Transportation has this project on their statewide transportation improvement program list."
Congressman Richard Neal says the money comes from the bipartisan Infrastructure Bill that the President signed.
“Modernized and improved bridges statewide will provide safety for all users, and create good-paying jobs for workers,” said Congressman Neal. “Bridges are vital pieces of our infrastructure - not only to our daily commutes, but also to emergency vehicles and the trucks that are making deliveries in our communities. I am grateful to the Biden Administration for making this promise that will be the catalyst for significant investment here in western and central Massachusetts a reality.”
The infrastructure money will be spent over a five-year period.
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