BOSTON – Senator Michael O. Moore (D-Millbury) announced that the Senate passed a three-year, $600 million investment of funding for local road and bridge repairs, continuing the Legislature’s commitment to supporting local cities and towns.

“As a former selectman, I know all-too-well how critical this funding is to support local infrastructure repairs,” said Senator Moore. “Importantly, this multiyear investment provides communities with the ability to plan their construction needs in advance, giving our local cities and towns access to predictable and consistent funding.”

The legislation passed authorizes $200 million each year for the next three years for infrastructure improvements in municipalities across the Commonwealth. Under the legislation, communities in the Second Worcester District are slated to receive the following funding amounts for each of the three years:

• Auburn: $609,252
• Grafton: $500,906
• Leicester: $427,080
• Millbury: $425,298
• Northbridge: $470,590
• Shrewsbury: $986,356
• Upton: $313,614
• Worcester: $4,094,224

The bill will now be reconciled with a version passed by the House of Representatives before moving to the Governor for final approval. To continue tracking the legislation, H.4367, please visit the Legislature’s website, www.malegislature.gov.