Four Massachusetts lawmakers are asking the DOD to chip in toward the replacement of the Cape Cod Canal bridges.
Senators Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey joined Congressmen William Keating and Seth Moulton in penning a letter to Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.
They asked for money out of his budget to help cover the four-billion-dollars needed to replace the two 88-year-old bridges.
They cited the fact that the bridges are the only way to get to and from JBCC by land, so it's a matter of national security.
Austin does have the authority to provide money for projects deemed necessary for the readiness of military facilities.
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