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Area lawmakers call for federal funding to fix Metro North problems

Federal funding for vital repairs to Metro North in Connecticut is being called for by a number of state lawmakers.  Senators Toni Boucher and Mike McLachlan along with Representatives Bob Godfrey, Dan Carter, Gail Lavielle, David Arconti, David Scribner, John Frey, John Shaban and Mitch Bolinsky have all signed on to the letter. 

 

Senator Bob Duff penned the open letter to the Federal Transit Administration urging action on three projects. 

 

The lawmakers want funding to replace the Walk Bridge in Norwalk which failed twice in a month span, severe weather resiliency improvements and flood proofing of the signal system.  More than 100 state lawmakers signed on to the letter.