December 17, 2019

CBS Boston: Warren, Markey And Keating Call On Army Corps To Replace Cape Cod Bridges

Congressional leaders in Massachusetts are urging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to follow through on a recommendation to replace the Sagamore and Bourne bridges. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey, as well as Rep. Bill Keating, sent a letter to leaders calling for full replacement of the 85-year-old Cape Cod Canal bridges.

A report released by the Corps in October said replacement is the most cost-effective way to combat a problem that causes major traffic jams, resulting in millions of dollars lost for Cape Cod businesses.

But the Congressional trio said they are concerned that federal officials may still decide to repair and rehabilitate the bridges instead of building new ones as recommended.

Read the full article on the CBS Boston website here

Source: CBS Boston