A formal request has been sent to FEMA, asking that the agency conduct a joint Preliminary Damage Assessment in counties impacted by the May 15th storms.
Connecticut wants FEMA to start that work in Fairfield, Litchfield and New Haven counties the week of June 11.
Hard-hit towns including Brookfield, New Fairfield, Newtown, Danbury, Oxford, and Southbury are still trying to clear up.
Eversource crews cleared more than 425 roads blocked by trees tangled with power lines, replaced more than 1,800 broken poles and installed nearly 300 miles of downed lines. In some places like Candlewood Isle, the utility had to do a complete rebuild of their system, not just a big repair job.