State To Decide On $50 Million Stamford Bridge Project

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State Rep. Gerald Fox (D-146) of Stamford says the Atlantic Street railroad bridge project will benefit drivers and pedestrians. Photo Credit: a

STAMFORD, Conn. — The Metro-North Railroad bridge over Atlantic Street in Stamford may be replaced soon, as the State’s Bond Commission is expected to approve $50 million in funding for the project next week.

“Once completed, the project will benefit all vehicular drivers and pedestrians in the area,” State Rep. Gerald Fox III (D-146) of Stamford, said in a news release.

The new bridge is expected to improve vehicular capacity and pedestrian access, and the project will maintain or create about 1,575 construction-related jobs, according to the release.

The commission is scheduled to meet at 10:30 a.m. Jan. 25, and the bridge project is on the agenda.

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