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State Announces Help For Towns Whose Road Salt Has Run Out

The state has made arrangements to help cities and towns replenish their depleted supplies of road salt.

02/14/2014

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Study: Self-Driving Cars Would Eliminate Majority Of Traffic Deaths, Congestion

In some ways, computers make ideal drivers: They don’t drink and then climb behind the wheel.

10/24/2013

Interstate 91 (Courtesy DOT traffic camera)

Governor Closes All State Roads

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut’s governor has ordered all roads closed until further notice as the state deals with a storm that dumped more than 2 feet of snow over much of the state. Gov. […]

02/09/2013

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Could Tolls Return To Connecticut Highways?

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is studying the idea of congestion tolling, whether charging drivers a premium to avoid highway gridlock during peak hours.

03/29/2012

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A Deadly Start To Holiday Weekend On Connecticut Highways

State Police are investigating two deadly traffic accidents as the Memorial Day weekend began early Saturday. Crashes on Interstate 95 in Groton and Route 85 in Bolton claimed lives.

05/28/2011

Highway Tolls (File Photo)

Limited Highway Tolls Bill Advances

A bill that would allow for the return of tolls on some Connecticut highways cleared a key legislative step on Friday.

03/19/2011

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Another Storm Hits Winter-Weary State

As yet another winter storm hit Connecticut, Governor Dannel Malloy told non-essential workers not to report until noon and ordered trucks to stay off state highways. Numerous accidents were reported on state highways, and both CT Transit and Metro North suspended service Thursday morning. Amtrak has suspended service from New York to Boston and from New Haven to Springfield.

01/27/2011

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Truckers Asked to Stay off CT Highways

After a briefing, with Governor Dannel Malloy, the President to the Motor Transport Association of Connecticut urged truckers to quickly move any freight currently in the state and to “stay home tomorrow”.  Michael J. Riley, […]

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–01/11/2011

Region Keeps An Eye On Winter Weather

By SARA KUGLER FRAZIER, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) _ New York City came out overprepared Friday for a weak storm that delivered just a few inches of snow –not enough to plow in most […]

01/07/2011

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