Sinking land could ground Tweed airport expansion plans

Jan Ellen Spiegel, April 29, 2019. Updated: April 29, 2019 10:27 a.m

 fence around Tweed-New Haven airport stops near a stream adjacent to Dean Street and Morris Causeway in New Haven in 2013.Peter Hvizdak / Hearst Connecticut Media

( April 29, 2019). Since 1931, Tweed New Haven Airport has sat on a spit of what was once salt marsh and wetlands straddling the East Haven border. It is wedged between New Haven Harbor where the Quinnipiac River empties, the Farm River mouth separating East Haven and Branford, and Long Island Sound. It is transected by other waterways — Tuttle Brook and Morris Creek.Read full article here.

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