Trucks don’t belong on the parkway

Jim Cameron is a founder of the Commuter Action Group and former chair of the Connecticut Rail Commuter Council. A veteran television journalist, he writes about transportation issues facing Connecticut commuters.

Hardly a week goes by that an overheight truck and a low­slung bridge on the Merritt Parkway have a close encounter of the worst kind: A collision. The King Street bridge in Greenwich has been hit 150 times in the last decade, 24 times last year...

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