The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority plans tomorrow to sell its first Build America Bond deal, set for $213.8 million, after offering $39.3 million of traditional tax-exempt debt to retail investors today.

Sales tax revenue will back the debt. It will be the final bond deal for the mass transit agency before it merges on Nov. 1 into a new bonding authority, the Massachusetts Department of Transportation, or MassDOT. The new entity will oversee most surface transportation systems throughout Massachusetts, including the state’s two main toll roads.

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