BURLINGTON, MA — The monumental transportation and financial growth packages handed by the Massachusetts legislature early Wednesday morning included thousands and thousands in funding for infrastructure tasks in Burlington.
The $16.5 billion transportation invoice contains 2 tasks in Burlington:
- $2.468 million for roadway and sidewalk reconstruction and site visitors enhancements in Burlington
- $1 million for sidewalk development in Burlington
The $627 million financial growth invoice additionally funds two Burlington tasks:
- $1 million to help Bedford and Burlington in growing business area for the life science business
- $250,000 to assist the small manufacturing analysis heart at Northeastern College’s Burlington Campus
“The Burlington and Woburn delegation labored collectively to assist the priorities of our cities and I’m very happy that these priorities have been included within the remaining invoice,” state Sen. Cindy Friedman mentioned concerning the invoice. “That is proof that the Senate and Home can work collectively for the betterment of our communities.”
“Though this 12 months has been deeply difficult for us all, I am pleased with the Legislature’s continued dedication to handle our most urgent points,” state Rep. Ken Gordon mentioned. “These payments will make the Commonwealth a pacesetter on local weather change, bolster our economic system, and enhance our transportation system for everybody.”
The payments at the moment are on Gov. Charlie Baker’s desk. Baker can signal or veto them, however any vetoes can’t be overridden by the Legislature as a result of that session is now over.
Christopher Huffaker might be reached at 412-265-8353 or firstname.lastname@example.org.