Monday, March 11, 2013

"We’ll always have a backlog of work"

The Milford Daily News shares some insights into the additional Chapter 90 funding proposed in his budget. State-wide the amount increases from $200 to $300 million. The additional money would flow to the individual communities to help their road repair costs. While the additional funds will help, it is not a "silver bullet" solution:
"We have a $42 million backlog that needs to be done," he said. "That’s everything from complete reconstructions to chip-sealing." 
According to Cantoreggi, it could take some time to incorporate additional funds. 
"With minor road improvements, we can react pretty quickly," he said. "If there’s a subsequent infusion of extra money, it may take some time to plan."

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