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Cuomo administration drops plan for bridge/tunnel crossing LI Sound

The acting commissioner of the state Transportation Department says the project will not be moving forward “at this time.”

 

From Newsday: The Cuomo administration on Thursday abandoned its proposal to build either a new bridge or tunnel to cross Long Island Sound, an idea that had run into local opposition.

Without going into detail, Paul Karas, the acting commissioner of the state Transportation Department, said the project will not be moving forward “at this time.”

“After careful review of a variety of considerations pertaining to the project, NYSDOT has decided not to move forward with it at this time,” Karas said in a statement, using the agency’s acronym.

 

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