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U.S. Representative Jim Himes of Connecticut said local governments in Fairfield County need long-term investments to fix its outdated transportation infrastructure.

Walk Bridge in Norwalk
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Federal and state elected officials announced two new grants of nearly $150 million for infrastructure improvements of two bridges in Connecticut. The Connecticut Department of Transportation has been awarded nearly $80 million in federal funds to assist with replacing the 124-year-old Walk Bridge in Norwalk, which carries nearly 200 trains on the Metro-North line each day.

MacArthur Airport
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Officials at MacArthur Airport on Long Island broke ground this week on an $8 million transportation facility.

Superstorm Sandy Floods Lindenhurst, N.Y.
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Suffolk County lawmakers want the federal government to extend the deadline for ongoing sewer infrastructure projects halted by the pandemic.

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The Connecticut Bond Commission approved borrowing $1 billion for infrastructure improvement on Thursday. That means tens of millions of dollars for long overdue local infrastructure and road repairs will soon hit the accounts of cities and towns in Connecticut.