Day After Governor Calls For Inspecti...

Day After Governor Calls For Inspections, Tree Limb Blocks Parkway

There are 4 comments on the Hartford Courant story from Jun 12, 2007, titled Day After Governor Calls For Inspections, Tree Limb Blocks Parkway. In it, Hartford Courant reports that:

The day after the governor asked for a safety assessment of trees along the Merritt and Wilbur Cross parkways after a tree fell on the Merritt killing two on Saturday, a large tree branch fell and blocked a ...

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Bob from Stamford

United States

#1 Jun 12, 2007
Two things; The accident that killed the couple from Westchester happened on the Merritt, not the WC Parkway and I can't believe the carnage on the Merritt the past week due to ineptness of the State when it comes to animal control and highway maintenance. Historical Landmark or not, the state can and should maintain a safe corridor.
Somewhere in CT

Meriden, CT

#2 Jun 12, 2007
My heart goes out to this couple who so tragically lost their lives and left behind two wonderful loved children. God Bless all.

East Hartford, CT

#3 Jun 12, 2007
good timing
Not Surprised

United States

#4 Jun 12, 2007
Two young productive lives end. Two young children traumatized and orphaned because we STILL cannot take care of our highways. Wasn't the bridge collapse enough of a lesson?? We still cannot protect people driving through our state because of ineptness and poor maintenance but are considering toll booths again. Use tax dollars you have now instead or stockpiling it and overpaying Dept of Transportation "administrators". Someone was not doing their job and CT will pay dearly in court settlements; and rightously so. MAYBE THIS TIME IT WILL SINK IN ABOUT RESPONSIBILITY TO THE PEOPLE...It is not just a is a responsibility!!!

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