ALERT: I-95 in Norwalk Reopens for All Traffic

Posted on May 5, 2024


Great news for commuters! This morning, north and southbound traffic on I-95 in Norwalk was reopened following the vehicle crash on Thursday. The hard work and diligence of Connecticut’s transportation workers made this quick and safe turn around a reality. Thank you all and travel safely, everyone!

Read from Governor Lamont on Sunday:

Governor Lamont Announces I-95 in Norwalk Will Fully Reopen in Both Directions by 10AM Sunday

(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont and Connecticut Transportation

Rep. O’Dea Passes Amendment with Key Provision to Fix 8-30g

Posted on May 3, 2024


HARTFORD – On Friday, May 3rd, State Representative Tom O’Dea (R-New Canaan) proposed an amendment during debate on H.B. 5474 which enables a key provision to improve Connecticut’s affordable housing statute, 8-30g.

The controversial housing statute has been on the books in Connecticut for over three decades and requires that at least 10% of a municipality’s housing stock be deemed affordable or deed restricted.

“There is no question that 8-30g has been a failure in southern Fairfield County, especially

Rep. Tom O’Dea Highlights Hypocrisy Making Connecticut Roadways Less Safe

Posted on March 19, 2024


HARTFORD – On Monday, March 18th, Deputy House Republican Leader Tom O’Dea led debate in the Transportation Committee on a series of roadway safety initiatives, including a proposal (S.B. 424) which would lower the legal BAC limit for drivers from 0.08 to 0.05.

The concept of reducing driver impairment on Connecticut roads is a noble pursuit, and one he is willing to support, but Rep. O’Dea contends that it misses the mark on what has contributed to a record span of roadway fatalities since 2022.