Department of Transportation

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Truckers Concerned About Ice-Melt Solution

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A group representing trucking companies is asking Connecticut lawmakers to ban an ice-melting chemical the state uses on its roads, saying it’s too corrosive. The Motor Transport Association of Connecticut says […]

01/17/2013

File image of a tree and power lines on Route 10 in Simsbury.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Expanded Tree-Cutting Program Aims To Reduce Outages In Next Big Storm

Connecticut’s Department of Transportation and the state’s largest electric utility, armed with millions of dollars in extra resources, are both aggressively taking chain saws to many of the state’s trees– the main culprits in last year’s storms that left roads blocked and thousands of residents without power for days.

03/11/2012

Beavers’ Dam Removed, Neighborhood Floods

Old Saybrook police say four homes and some businesses in an area north of Route 1 and Route 154 in their town flooded Thursday afternoon.

10/13/2011

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Bus And Rail Fares To Increase

The Connecticut Department of Transportation says it won’t cut commuter rail and bus service and will replace proposed double-digit fare hikes with a series of more modest fare increase.

09/30/2011

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Transit Increases

State transportation officials are holding six public hearings on proposed increases to rail and bus fares. The first hearing is set for noon today at New Britain City Hall, followed by hearings in Stamford Tuesday, […]

08/22/2011

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Route 34 Flyover in New Haven Completed

The Department of Transportation has opened another piece of the construction project designed to make driving on Interstate 95 through New Haven much easier.

06/06/2011

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