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ConnDOT offers a plan, and a mea culpa, for I-84 in Hartford

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Transportation Commissioner James P. Redker.

Can the same state agency that bulldozed vibrant neighborhoods and bisected Hartford with the construction of I-84 a half-century ago knit the city back together? As it designs a replacement for an aging section of elevated highway, ConnDOT insists the answer is yes. Continue Reading →

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Federal money for Connecticut road projects may dry up

The Q Bridge on I-95 over New Haven harbor under construction.

WASHINGTON — Connecticut and most other states rely on the federal government for the lion’s share of their transportation funding. But because Congress can’t agree on how to fund federal road projects, money for the highway trust fund –financed by largely by gasoline taxes — will run out in a few weeks. Continue Reading →

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