State drops plan to build tunnel, bridge across LI sound

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The state has dropped Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposal to build a tunnel or bridge across the Long Island Sound.

News 12 has reported that the governor commissioned a study to see if the plan was feasible.

MORE: Coalition aims to stop Long Island Sound crossing projects before they start 

Residents along the North Shore say a bridge or tunnel would damage the environment and destroy their quality of life.

The state Department of Transportation says after a careful review, it decided not to move forward with the proposal "at this time.”

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