MassDOT Capital Investment Plan

Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) has released the draft version of its 2022 Capital Investment Plan (CIP) Update.

The draft plan can be found on this MassDOT link:
2022 Capital Investment Program

This plan is important details all planned transportation and transit infrastructure spending for the 2021 state fiscal year which begins on July 1, 2020.

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 Rail Projects Funded by the CIP in our Region

Track & Right of Way work along the Connecticut River Main Line
Easthampton, Ma. | May 31, 2019

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.

New high-level boarding platform
Springfield Union Station | May 9, 2019

Construction of the new high-level board platform in Springfield is being funded by the CIP

Renovation of the open-deck railroad bridge in Holyoke
Holyoke, Ma. | November 16, 2018

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.

See also

MassDOT Industrial Rail Access Program

Further reading

Capital Investment Plan (CIP)

Page last updated: May 29, 2021
Page last reviewed: May 31, 2020