The triple-A bond ratings Moody’s Investors Service and Standard & Poor’s assigned to the Massachusetts’ accelerated bridge program’s recent $419 million bond sale saved an estimated $23.5 million in overall borrowing costs, according to state officials.

“We did better than other similarly rated states that recently sold these types of bonds, indicating a high level of confidence among lenders in the financial health of the commonwealth,” Treasurer Steven Grossman said in a statement.

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