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Patrick signs $3b bill to fix bridges

Governor Deval Patrick signed the $3 billion bridge bond bill yesterday. With him were (from left) Ian Bowles, state energy and environmental affairs secretary; Representative Lori Ehrlich, a Marblehead Democrat; Bernard Cohen, transportation secretary; Luisa Paiewonsky, state highway commissioner; and Richard Sullivan, state conservation and recreation commissioner. Governor Deval Patrick signed the $3 billion bridge bond bill yesterday. With him were (from left) Ian Bowles, state energy and environmental affairs secretary; Representative Lori Ehrlich, a Marblehead Democrat; Bernard Cohen, transportation secretary; Luisa Paiewonsky, state highway commissioner; and Richard Sullivan, state conservation and recreation commissioner. (Bill Greene/Globe Staff)
By Matt Viser
Globe Staff / August 5, 2008

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Governor Deval Patrick signed legislation yesterday to fix up to 300 of the most dilapidated bridges in Massachusetts, a plan he hopes will bring the state's infrastructure up to par after years of neglect. (Full article: 830 words)

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