$42M earmarked to help stem Rooster River flooding in Bridgeport, Fairfield

State lawmakers earmarked $42 million Wednesday night to prevent flooding along the river, which has seriously damaged several homes.

News 12 Staff

Jun 8, 2023, 3:47 PM

Updated 320 days ago

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The Rooster River has caused major flooding issues for years in Bridgeport and Fairfield. Now, there’s hope change could be on the way.
State lawmakers earmarked $42 million Wednesday night to prevent flooding along the river, which has seriously damaged several homes.
The money now has to be approved by the state Bond Commission.


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