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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.

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.

Long Island Sound Connecticut Coast
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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut called for $30 million in funding for Long Island Sound after a report showed low water quality throughout the area.

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., speaks as the Senate Judiciary Committee hears from legal experts on the final day of the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020.
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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut spoke on the last day of confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on Thursday.

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., questions Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett during the second day of her confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut was one of several Democrats who probed Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett during her first day of questioning before the Senate Judiciary Committee.

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