Draft version released on May 21, 2019
Public comment period ended on June 10, 2019
Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has released the draft version of its 2020-2024 Capital Investment Plan (CIP) Update.
The draft plan can be found on this link:
2020-2024 Capital Investment Program Update
This plan is important because is details all planned transportation and transit infrastructure spending for the four-year period starting on July 1, 2019.
We focus on this plan because its details all of MassDOT’s rail infrastructure spending in our region.
Summary of Pioneer Valley Rail Projects
We have extracted all of the local rail project details for the MassDOT CIP and summarized the information in this two-page PDF.
A Few of the Regional Rail Projects Funded by the CIP
On-going maintenance of the MassDOT-owned Connecticut River Main Line, which runs between Springfield and the Vermont state line, is funded by the CIP.
Construction of the new high-level board platform in Springfield is being funded by the CIP
Renovation of this bridge — which is used for freight rail service — was funded in part through MassDOT’s Industrial Rail Access Program, which is funded by the CIP.
The public comment period ended on June 10, 2019
A listing of comments related to rail projects in our region will be posted here once the master list of CIP comments is made available on the MassDOT CIP webpage.
2020-2024 Capital Investment Plan (official site)
Page last updated: June 16, 2019
Page last reviewed: May 28, 2019