$175-million for Mass. from Feds for critical projects statewide

Western Massachusetts communities will be getting a boost from the Federal Government with funding for dozens of projects.

An estimated $175 million in Congressionally Directed Spending (CDS) will support 159 community projects statewide including more than $106.1 million for transportation, infrastructure, community development and affordable housing, $47.6 million to support public infrastructure including clean drinking water and wastewater projects, $11 million for rural development, and $9.8 million for justice and science projects.

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