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Vast project in Westwood set to get underway

Business-residential development, long stalled, signals a Mass. upturn

After years of delays, one of the state’s largest development projects is getting started Wednesday in the town of Westwood, where contractors will begin to build a miniature city with hundreds of new homes, stores, and offices.

The 130-acre University Station project promises to transform a vast stretch of former industrial property along Interstate 95 into a new destination with a Wegmans supermarket and popular retailers such as Nordstrom Rack.

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