merritt parkway

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A trial over whether Connecticut government is responsible for the deaths of a New York couple killed when a tree crashed onto their car on the Merritt Parkway has been scheduled for next June, 10 years after the accident.

Tree clearing along Merritt 30% done, says CDOT

Jun 12, 2014

The Connecticut Department of Transportation says tree clearing along the 37 mile-long Merritt Parkway is about 30 percent complete. DOT crews have been on a major push to clear trees along the state’s roads since Hurricane Irene, the October snowstorm in 2011 and super storm Sandy.