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Gold Star Bridge Groton New London I 95

Contractor Will Reimburse Motorists For Asphalt Damage

The Connecticut transportation department says a highway contractor will compensate motorists for damage to their cars as a result of a highway lane opened before asphalt dried.

08/18/2015

Interstate 84 Waterbury

DOT Seeks Feedback On Highway Project

 WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) _ The Department of Transportation hopes to hear from the public about the ongoing I-84 widening reconstruction project in Waterbury. The agency has scheduled a “public listening session” on Aug. 1 at […]

07/26/2015

I-91,  exit 23 ( courtesy DOT traffic camera)

Numerous Winter Storms Put DOT Budget In The Red

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A spate of winter storms is being blamed for much of a projected $18 million deficit in the Connecticut Department of Transportation budget. The state was hit with 19 storms this […]

04/21/2015

I-95 (Courtesy DOT Traffic Cameras)

The Toll Debate Goes on

By STEPHEN SINGER  Associated Press  HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Tolls were eliminated on Connecticut’s highways 30 years ago, but debates and studies on how to replace the lost revenue have continued. Now the state Department […]

06/08/2014

Construction work is underway to replace the Pearl Harbor Memorial Q-Bridge in New Haven, which carries I-95 over the Quinnipiac River near the interchange with I-91. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Billions Needed To Keep State’s Bridges Safe

Hundreds of bridges in Connecticut are structurally deficient and officials say the state will need to spend billions of dollars in the coming years on the aging spans.

09/15/2013

Metro North M8 Cars (Courtesy Connecticut Rail Commuter Council)

First Appointee Named To Rail Oversight Board

A critic of Metro-North Railroad is the first appointee of a new commuter rail oversight board in Connecticut.

07/15/2013

(Goh Chai Hin/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal DOT Rejects State Effort To Streamline Rail Project Paperwork

The U.S. Department of Transportation has rejected a request by Connecticut to streamline the paperwork for a multimillion-dollar high-speed rail project.

07/10/2013

Chester Hadlyme Ferry

Ferry Fares Rising

ROCKY HILL, Conn. (AP) _ Crossing the Connecticut River will get more expensive. The state Department of Transportation is increasing fares in two stages. The first increase is scheduled to occur July 8. The second […]

07/07/2013

(Courtesy Fairfield Police)

Damaged Train Cars Being Removed

By JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN    Associated Press BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Commuter trains damaged in a crash in Connecticut were being removed Sunday in the first step to making repairs and restoring service, the agency that runs […]

05/19/2013

Rendering courtesy of Connecticut DOT

Largest Busway Contract Awarded

A Massachusetts firm is the winning bidder for the largest construction contract for the 9.4-mile Hartford-to-New Britain busway.

03/19/2012

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