$7.4M Boston Rd. reconstruction set to resume

Image Courtesy: Springfield Mayor's office
Image Courtesy: Springfield Mayor's office

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The Department of Public Works has announced that construction has resumed on the Boston Road Reconstruction project following a winter shutdown.

The contractor, Ludlow Construction Co., has remobilized their equipment and installation of curbing, sidewalks and traffic signals along the corridor has started.

The $7.4 million reconstruction project began in the fall of 2013 and runs from Pasco Road to the Wilbraham town line, a total distance of 1.2 miles.  Construction is expected to be completed early next year.

Mayor Domenic Sarno said will have benefits for the whole neighborhood.

“This not only continues a roadway improvement project but also building upon and enhancing economic development of our Boston Road business corridor,” Sarno said.

The construction project is being managed by the City’s Department of Public Works, with assistance from Tighe & Bond of Westfield, MA, with funding being provided by the City and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.

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