Rail bridge failure disrupts morning commute, raises infrastructure issues

May 29, 2014

The Walk Bridge over the Norwalk River was stuck open Thursday morning, fouling up the morning commute and raising questions about the state's rail infrastructure
Credit Craig LeMoult

A railroad swing bridge over the Norwalk River became stuck in the open position for five hours Thursday morning, causing major delays for rail travelers. The bridge failure has reignited concerns over the reliability of the region’s rail system, and debate over who’s responsible.