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  • Acts
  • 2012
  • Chapter 257 AN ACT DESIGNATING A PORTION OF THE ROUTE 128 EXTENSION IN THE CITY OF GLOUCESTER AS THE PURPLE HEART HIGHWAY.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same as follows:

Notwithstanding chapter 360 of the acts of 1941, the length of highway, currently referred to as the route 128 extension, that runs between Grant Circle at Washington street in an easterly direction for a distance of 1.6 miles to its intersection with East Main street and Bass avenue in the city of Gloucester, shall be designated and known as the Purple Heart Highway, in honor of the brave recipients of the Purple Heart. The Massachusetts Department of Transportation shall erect and maintain suitable markers bearing that designation in compliance with applicable state and federal standards.

Approved, August 22, 2012.