Saturday, May 4, 2013
Bill to Bring in $866K in Local Road Funding to Sharon
$300 million Chapter 90 bill a 50 percent increase over previous year

Sen. Brian Joyce (D-Milton), who represents the Norfolk, Bristol and Plymouth Districts, along with his colleagues helped pass a $300 million Chapter 90 bill to provide funding to local communities for

And for Sharon, that means $866,124 in local road funding, an additional $288,708 from last year.

“This investment in state road, bridge, and rail transportation projects is important for our continued commercial vitality, and the Chapter 90 funds will provide for much needed infrastructure repairs throughout the district,” Joyce said in a statement. “These funds will go directly to the repair and maintenance of the streets and bridges we drive on every day.”

The bill already passed the House and will now head to the Governor for his signature, according to an announcement Friday.