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New England News
6:08 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

Gov. Patrick Announces $200M For I-91 Project

A section of the elevated portion of I-91 in downtown Springfield
Credit WAMC

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick announced funding today for a massive transportation project in western Massachusetts.

   Governor Deval Patrick announced $200 million will be spent to replace deteriorating concrete decks on the elevated section of Interstate 91 in downtown Springfield while simultaneously studying the possibility of depressing a portion of the highway to street level or below.

   Patrick announced the project during a speech at a lunch hosted by the Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield.

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New England News
12:33 pm
Wed September 11, 2013

Western Mass. Residents Push for Commuter Discount for Proposed Tolls

Western Massachusetts residents gathered at Lee High School to weigh in on the proposed reinstatement of tolls from Exit 1 to Exit 6 on the Massachusetts Turnpike. The tolls would be set at the same rates as in 1996, when they were eliminated.
Credit Jim Levulis / WAMC

Western Massachusetts residents had a chance to weigh in on the proposed reinstatement of tolls on the westernmost portion of the Massachusetts Turnpike.

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New England News
5:40 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

Scenic Byway Campaign Aims to Discover Hidden Gems

The Western Massachusetts Scenic Byways marketing campaign aims to attract visitors with an interactive website listing region, culture, history, and recreation opportunities.
Credit Western Massachusetts Scenic Byways

Scenic roads are a staple of western Massachusetts, and a new marketing campaign is trying to make sure people know what that part of the state has to offer.

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