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LETTER: Noise Levels Generated by I-95 Traffic Make Our Windows Rattle

“This is to advise you that the decibel noise levels both during the day and at night far exceed the EPA’s Noise Control Act of 1972 and the Quiet Communities Act of 1978, both of which remain in full effect.” – Louis Van Leeuwen, Riverside Continue Reading →

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OPEN LETTER to DOT Project Manager: Noise pollution leads to hearing loss, heart disease, high blood pressure, low birth rates, elevated levels of stress, interrupted sleep, and more.

“Over the past three years, DOT maintenance choices have degraded the quality of life in Riverside. Our residential neighborhood is noisier, the air is less clean, and the loss of trees, with no plan to replant has contributed to the predicted next public health crisis, NOISE POLLUTION!” – Tammi Montier, Riverside Continue Reading →

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Open Letter to DOT I-95 Project Manager: “dismayed that the scope of work “

“Taking a forward-looking approach to the project would have the added benefit of allowing the State to evaluate proven, cutting-edge technologies such as Quiet Pavement Design. Now that current projects are being scrutinized through an environmental lens, this low-cost redesign for the Mianus River Bridge would be a terrific model showcase for Connecticut and the nation.” – Susan Foster, Riverside Continue Reading →

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Gridlock Warning at I95, Exit 9 This Weekend for Bridge Reconstruction

Motorist Alert: I-95 Will be Closed at Exit 9 for Two Weekends for the reconstruction of US Route 1 Bridge over I-95. The DOT is warning drivers to expect long delays and to avoid the area entirely if possible. The bridge is rated poor. Average daily traffic on Route 1 is 16,900 vehicles. Average daily traffic on I-95 is 140,100 vehicles. (2014) Continue Reading →

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LETTER: Reject State Senator Bergstein’s Bill No. 102 for Tolls for All Vehicles on Major Highways

“Drivers who choose to avoid tolls will crowd Route 1, for example, all the way through Fairfield County….Senator Bergstein, please focus on your campaign promises to 1) Lower Taxes on ALL Connecticut Families and 2) Fix the Pension Crisis.” – Elisa Esses, District 36 constituent, Stamford, CT Continue Reading →

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