The Longfellow Bridge is undergoing a restoration project that is scheduled to end in 2018.

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The Longfellow Bridge is undergoing a restoration project that is scheduled to end in 2018.

State’s aging infrastructure worries businesses

Bridge, highway, and tunnel repairs are ongoing, but that work is making only a small dent in the state’s transportation needs. By Sarah Shemkus



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Shirley Leung

Leung writes a business column every Wednesday and Friday. Previously she served six years as the business editor overseeing daily and Sunday coverage.