1. Holyoke and Ware receive over $1M to expand industrial rail and freight access

    Holyoke and Ware receive over $1M to expand industrial rail and freight access

    The Massachusetts Department of Transportation announced on Wednesday, eight industrial freight grants totaling over $3 million as part of the 2017 Industrial Rail Access Program awards. The awards program supports projects that improve or expand rail or freight access, economic opportunity and job growth. “This unique program supports economic development and job growth across the Commonwealth by expanding and improving access to the rail infrastructure so important to the success of our employers,” Governor Charlie Baker said in a statement. “Freight rail shipping is a priority for the competitiveness of companies large and small, connecting their sites and products to ...

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    1. This unique program supports economic development and job growth across the Commonwealth by expanding and improving access to the rail infrastructure so important to the success of our employers.
    2. Taking trucks off the road helps the Commonwealth reduce congestion on our roadways and lower greenhouse gases.
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