(HARTFORD,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –  Arch Insurance has chosen Baltimore-based  Whiting-Turner Contracting  Company  to complete Dunkin Donuts Park. Mayor Luke Bronin says  the contractor has  extensive construction experience , including the construction of sports  facilities and stadiums.

Earlier this month  Arch Insurance  agreed to take over the stadium project  after  numerous delays  prevented the ballpark’s completion for the Eastern League’s Yard Goats  to play any games there this season.In June,the city fired the previous contractors,Centerplan  and  DoNo Hartford  as a result of the   delays.

The team  is scheduled to play its first game in  Hartford in April 2017 after playing all of 2016 on the road.


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