Rep. Jim Himes addresses issue of state's deteriorating infrastructure

Local officials met in Stamford today to point out the need to update and maintain the transportation system in southwestern Connecticut.

Mayor David Martin and Congressman Jim Himes spoke underneath a structurally deficient bridge that nearly 140,000 cars on I-95 use per day.

Himes says the bridge is one of the top-10 most traveled and deficient bridges in southwestern Connecticut.

Himes says being proactive will not only keep people safe, but also create jobs.

The congressman says a recent report found it is just one of 63 bridges in southwestern Connecticut that need to be fixed.

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