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Malloy: State Can Fund Transportation For A Month

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy says Connecticut can cover the cost of various ongoing transportation projects on its own for about a month.

07/03/2014

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Malloy Announces Conn. Transportation Projects

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) _ Work on widening the Interstate 84 corridor in Waterbury is one of several major transportation improvement projects across the state that’s set to begin this spring. Other projects sharing some of […]

04/15/2014

Motor Transport Association of Connecticut wants state to make sure chemicals used in deicing are not caustic to vehicles. (Getty Images)

Lawmakers Want A Study Of Chemicals Used To Treat Roads

Driver’s advocacy group says chemicals in road deicers cause vehicle corrosion.

02/28/2014

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Ice Buildup Blamed For Freight Train Derailment

Officials with the Housatonic Railroad say a buildup of ice caused a freight train engine to derail at a private crossing in New Milford.

02/20/2014

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Cuomo Closes I-84 To Trucks In New York State

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo closed Interstate 84 between Connecticut and Pennsylvania Thursday afternoon.

02/13/2014

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Weather-Related Conditions Slow Commuter Rail

The Metro-North Railroad is reporting 15-minute delays on the New Haven, Harlem and Hudson lines because of weather-related conditions.

02/10/2014

A Metro-North train at the Bridgeport station. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Metro-North Worker Charged With Public Indecency On New Haven Line

Metro-North Railroad says an employee has been arrested on a charge of public indecency following a complaint from a passenger on a train from New York City to Connecticut.

01/28/2014

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Proposal Aims To Make State More Attractive To Shipping

Legislative leaders are proposing a new agency to make Connecticut’s three deep-water ports more competitive, saying the time is ripe to carve out a niche and boost their economic potential.

01/25/2014

Interstate 84

Bond Commission Approves Half-Billion-Plus In Transportation Projects

More than $537 million in borrowing to help fund construction and maintenance projects across Connecticut was approved Friday, including money for improvements to state highways, bridges, and rail and transit systems.

07/26/2013

State Transportation Commissioner James Redeker. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

State DOT Commissioner To Head Northeast Rail Strategy Commission

James Redeker, commissioner of Connecticut’s Department of Transportation, is the new chairman of an organization created by Congress to come up with a long-term investment strategy for rail throughout the Northeast corridor.

06/10/2013

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