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VIDEO: Watch time-lapse of I-84 bridge replacement

Brian Ethridge - Jul 24, 2014

VIDEO: Watch time-lapse of I-84 bridge replacement

Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy's office released the below video which features a bridge replacement project on Interstate 84 in Southington. The project costed $6 million using a process known as accelerated bridge construction (ABC). During the process the new bridge ...

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What state has the worst roads and bridges in the country?

Brian Ethridge - Jul 16, 2014

What state has the worst roads and bridges in the country?

Ever wonder what state has the worst roads and bridges in the nation? A new “It’s Time to Rebuild America” report from the White House gives that unfortunate title to Rhode Island. The report claims that 41 percent of Rhode Island’s ...

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Variable-price tolling possible on I-84, I-95 in Connecticut

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 09, 2014

Variable-price tolling possible on I-84, I-95 in Connecticut

Connecticut’s Interstates 84 and 95 could include variable-price tolling in the future, The Hartford Courant reports. Related: Reason Foundation: Value-added tolling is ‘better deal’ for drivers than gas tax I-95 has been toll-free since 1985, according to the report. If implemented, the highways ...

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Connecticut officials scale back I-84 expansion due to lack of funds

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 06, 2014

Connecticut officials scale back I-84 expansion due to lack of funds

Interstate 84 that runs through a portion of Connecticut was set for a 30-mile expansion project that would widen all of the highway from the New York state line to the city of Waterbury, but a lack of necessary funds ...

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Connecticut could bond $11.9 million for road repairs

Amanda Bayhi - May 22, 2014

Connecticut could bond $11.9 million for road repairs

Connecticut could see more funding for highway repairs in the coming weeks. Gov. Dannel Malloy said this week that the state bond commission plans to meet next Friday to consider a $11.9 million bond that would fund road maintenance and resurfacing ...

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Winter storms threaten holiday travel

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Nov 26, 2013

Winter storms threaten holiday travel

A deadly winter storm predicted for the Northeast will challenge motorists traveling this long holiday weekend. Meteorologists are warning drivers against traveling during Tuesday and Wednesday when conditions are expected to be the worst. A foot of snow has already fallen in ...

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Genie S-85 boom lift helps install Rockefeller Center Christmas tree

Amanda Bayhi - Nov 21, 2013

Genie S-85 boom lift helps install Rockefeller Center Christmas tree

A Genie S-85 telescopic boom aided in the installation of the Rockefeller Christmas tree earlier this month. The lift, provided by Genie dealer Tri Lift, allowed the rigging crew to place the necessary guy wires after a large crane raised the ...

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Foxx talks transportation needs in Connecticut, Minnesota

Amanda Bayhi - Jul 23, 2013

Foxx talks transportation needs in Connecticut, Minnesota

Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx on Monday took his first official trips, visiting New Haven, Connecticut, and Minneapolis, Minnesota. Foxx, who officially took on his new role as DOT chief earlier this month, discussed transportation needs in each city he traveled to. The ...

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Senate Transportation Committee discusses rail safety, NTSB calls for shunting use after track worker’s death

Amanda Bayhi - Jun 18, 2013

Senate Transportation Committee discusses rail safety, NTSB calls for shunting use after track worker’s death

Following the May 28 death of a track worker who was struck by a Metro-North train in Connecticut, Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) has scheduled a hearing with the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation for tomorrow at 10 a.m., ...

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From A Connecticut Train Crash

John Latta - May 20, 2013

From A Connecticut Train Crash

This is a story to be careful with. This, of course, comes from someone who is concerned that our infrastructure is in bad shape, even though it may appear superficially not to be. Take a look at the Connecticut commuter train ...

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$17,000 in asphalt machine parts stolen from Tilcon plant

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Sep 17, 2010

Police are investigating a burglary that happened at a Tilcon Plant at 53 Caroline Road in Oakdale, Ct., the morning of Sept. 11, according to a report from TheDay.com. In the report, police said two men traveling in an older, red or ...

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LaHood names projects eligible for 'Marine Highway' funding

Tina Grady Barbaccia - Aug 11, 2010

Just four months after unveiling the America’s Marine Highway Program, a new initiative to move more cargo on the water rather than on crowded highways, U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced on Aug. 11 his selection of marine highway corridors ...

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