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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

Bridge Inspection (ConnDOT Photo)

“Poor” Condition Bridges Increase

The number of bridges maintained by the Connecticut Department of Transportation that are rated in poor condition has grown over the past decade as they age.

12/26/2011

Metro North file image from Metro North web site.

Train Woes Prompt Meeting With Metro-North

Metro-North officials have agreed to meet with emergency responders from Westport to address concerns that passengers were stuck on a train for almost an hour last week in triple-digit heat.

07/26/2011

(Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Connecticut Gets Another $30M For Rail Project

Connecticut has been awarded $30 million in federal transportation funding for a planned high-speed rail project between New Haven and Springfield, Mass.

05/09/2011

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