Political Leaders Stand By Expensive Mass Pike Construction Project

BOSTON (CBS) – Attractive artist renderings, promises of better traffic, less concrete, and more green space. All this, for more than one billion dollars and nearly a decade of road construction.

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh said he expects the cost of the newly announced Mass Pike project will be more than the state Department of Transportation has estimated so far.

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“You have to make improvements in transportation,” he said. “There will be more efficiencies with the road coming down to ground level. It also allows an opportunity to have Commuter Rail service, better connections for bike and pedestrian traffic.”

pike Political Leaders Stand By Expensive Mass Pike Construction Project

Mass Pike construction plan (WBZ-TV)

MassDOT plans to drop an elevated section of the Pike to the ground and raise part of Soldiers Field Road over the Pike, creating new space…

Original published: 2019-01-11 17:55:09 Read the full Boston News here


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