Clock ticking (fast) on depot plans

Canaan’s Union Station, as it looked in 1970. It did not face Main Street, but the opposite direction, where its ticket window overlooked the junction. Photo By Tom Zetterstrom

NORTH CANAAN — Plans for the final phase of the Canaan Union Station rebuilding are just about complete. More importantly, the project, which addresses interior and exterior finishing work, is poised for approval by the state. It remains on track to be completed before the year is out.

The state Department of Transportation (DOT) gets its say because it is holding $1.3 million in federal funding earmarked for the project since 2005.

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