Capital Program Stimulus


The following projects have been selected to receive federal stimulus funding through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

  • MPA Project No. L582, Rehabilitation of Runway 9-27
  • MPA Project No. L795, Install Centerline Lights on Taxiway A
  • MPA Project No. H198, Rehabilitate Taxiways M & G
  • MPA Project No. M0371, Berth Electrification, Boston Fish Pier
  • MPA Project No. A275, ARRA Port Security Projects, Conley Terminal & Logan International Airport 

Description of projects receiving stimulus funding through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airport Stimulus Program:

MPA Project No. L582, Rehabilitation of Runway 9-27

  • Location: Boston-Logan International Airport, East Boston, MA.
  • Description: This is a milling and paving project which resurfaced the asphalt pavement on Runway 9-27. Construction started in July 2009, through November 2009; project closeout in March 2011.
  • Project Cost: $12,716,709
  • Stimulus Funding: $12,519,571

MPA Project No. L795, Install Centerline Lights on Taxiway A

  • Location: Boston-Logan International Airport, East Boston, MA.
  • Description: This project installed in-pavement lights along the centerline of Taxiway A in the terminal area to enhance visibility for pilots at night and during poor weather. Construction started in June 2009 through April 2010; project closeout in August 2010.
  • Project Cost: $1,245,040
  • Stimulus Funding: $1,211,638

MPA Project No. H198, Rehabilitate Taxiways M & G

  • Location: L.G. Hanscom Field, Bedford, MA.
  • Description: This project rehabilitated the pavements of Taxiway M and Taxiway G and improve the drainage in that area. Construction started in September 2009 through November 2009; project closeout in February 2010.
  • Project Cost:  $1,416,697
  • Stimulus Funding: $1,415,444

Project receiving stimulus funding through the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (Mass DEP) as part of the EPA program to reduce diesel pollution:

MPA Project No. M0371, Berth Electrification, Boston Fish Pier

  • Location: Boston Fish Pier, South Boston, MA.
  • Description: This is a berth electrification project to construct ship-to-shore power stations for fishing boats and visiting vessels at the Boston Fish Pier. Construction is scheduled from September 2009 to December 2009.
  • Project Cost: $564,984
  • EPA DERA Grant Program: $382,397
  • Stimulus Funding: $100,000

Project receiving stimulus funding through the Department of Homeland Security / the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)-Grant Program Directorate:

MPA Project No. A275, ARRA Port Security Projects, Conley Terminal-Logan International Airport

  • Location: P. J. Conley Terminal, South Boston, MA and Logan International Airport, East Boston, MA.
  • Description: Purchase of equipment and construction for three projects:
    • Redundant Deployable Trunked Radio System
      • Equipment Delivery: October 2010
      • Estimated Cost: $994,800
      • Stimulus Funding: $994,800
    • Seafarers’ Pedestrian Way Access Improvement
      • Construction is scheduled to start July 2011; Estimated project closeout: September 2011
      • Estimated Cost: $200,000
      • Stimulus Funding: $156,000
    • Joint Marine Division Security Capabilities Enhancement
      • Equipment Delivered: October 2010-August 2011
      • Estimated Cost: $549,920
      • Stimulus Funding: $549,920