Department of Transportation

Interstate 84 West Hartford

Operator Killed In Bridge Inspection Truck Accident

A subcontractor was killed this afternoon, while operating a snooper truck used in a bridge inspection on I-84 in West Hartford.

08/26/2015

File photo of a state Department of Transportation truck. John Silva/WTIC Photo

State DOT Truck In Crash On Route 9

A state Department of Transportation truck was involved in a crash on Route 9 in Farmington this afternoon.

05/18/2015

The state Department of Transportation. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer

DOT Worker Thrown Out Of Pickup In Crash

A state Department of Transportation worker suffered moderate injuries this morning, when a car rear-ended a DOT pickup truck on I-91 near near the Hartford-Wethersfield town line.

04/24/2015

CT fastrak route map (Courtesy DOT)

Free Rides To Kick Off Bus-Only Corridor Service

NEWINGTON, Conn. (AP) – Central Connecticut’s bus-only corridor will offer free rides to passengers in its first nine days in operation when it begins service March 28. Michael Sanders, the state Department of Transportation’s transit […]

02/25/2015

windsor map for dl

Report: Worker Dies In Construction Accident

A construction worker reportedly died on the job in an accident Friday afternoon in Windsor.

05/31/2014

west hartford map

Pedestrian Struck, Killed On 84

A Vernon man was struck and killed Saturday morning on I-84 in West Hartford.

05/17/2014

GM Safety VP Jeff Boyer (Photo Credit: General Motors)

GM Releases Video To Demonstrate Safety of Recalled Cars

One day after the Department of Transportation refused to order GM to pull recalled vehicles off the road, the auto company has released a video showing tests they’ve done on the recalled vehicles.

05/09/2014

File photo of a drone. (credit: Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

Connecticut Bill Would Impose 20-Year Prison Sentence On People Who Commit Crimes With Drones

Connecticut lawmakers will hold a public hearing on a bill that would impose lengthy prison sentences on people who commit crimes with drones.

02/22/2014

Photo from Connecticut DOT

Storm A Challenge For Connecticut Plow Drivers

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) – Connecticut’s Department of Transportation says its plows are having a hard time keeping up with the fast-accumulating snow. DOT spokesman Kevin Nursick says conditions are poor as snow is falling at […]

02/13/2014

Interstate  84, Manchester exit 63 (Courtesy DOT Traffic Cameras)

State Ready For Latest Battle With Winter Elements

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –  Another round of winter weather has the state Department of Transportation at the ready. Spokesman Kevin Nursick says by the height of this latest storm, they’ll have a full compliment of […]

01/21/2014

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