State receives over $144 million in federal funds for bridge repairs


OLD SAYBROOK, Conn. (WTNH)– Connecticut is getting over $144 million in federal funding for railroad bridge repairs.

It will be used for the Connecticut River Bridge between Old Lyme and Old Saybrook, and the walk bridge in Norwalk. Both bridges are over 100-years-old.

The Connecticut River Bridge will be replaced with a moveable span with additional clearance for boat traffic.

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