Underpass into Central Park gets nod from CSX

Milford underpass into Central Park jumps major hurdle.


A plan to create a direct passageway from Liberty Street to the parking lot at Central Park in Milford has crossed a major hurdle, receiving a preliminary OK from CSX Railroad.

CSX agreed to shut down the railroad for 24 hours so the roadway can be extended beneath — known as the Liberty Street underpass. That was a critical component to the proposal, said Ann Barnette, executive director of the Milford Downtown Authority.

Barnette said CSX recently gave its “preliminary conceptual approval” to the plan.

“Getting CSX approval is huge. It’s a very good thing,” she said.

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