$39.4 million in state funds slated for Middletown-Portland bridge, Route 9 projects

The State Bond Commission is to release tens of millions of dollars in funding for repairs to the bridge that connects Middletown and Portland. With a total cost of $46.8 million, $39.4 million coming from the state, the phase two replacement of the Arrigoni Bridge from Middletown to Portland will involve the bridge’s approach spans, which are deteriorating. The work will additionally assist with repairs to sidewalk and pedestrian railing deficiencies to better support integrity of the deck, according to the release.


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