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Connecticut Department of Transportation

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Top Connecticut Department of Transportation Articles

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  • The DOT Clears Timber Along the Merritt Parkway, But Some Worry About the Aesthetic Effect

    The DOT Clears Timber Along the Merritt Parkway, But Some Worry About the Aesthetic Effect
    As the worst storm in recent Connecticut history started to tear through the northeast in late October, the inevitable happened: authorities closed the Merritt Parkway. Like the two major weather events before Hurricane Sandy — the tropical...
  • Connecticut Lawmakers Consider Changes to Digital Billboards

    Connecticut Lawmakers Consider Changes to Digital Billboards
    Our public bureaucrats don’t normally pay much attention to matters involving seconds. (At least, not when you’re standing in line at the DMV or waiting for your income tax refund check to arrive.) There is one area, however, where state...
  • Cleared: Tractor Trailer Accident On I-84 East In Danbury

    The Connecticut Department of Transportation is reporting a tractor trailer accident on I-84 Eastbound between Exits 2 and 3 is now clear. All lanes are open.
  • Crime & Punishment: "Illegal immigrants are terrorists"

    Crime & Punishment: "Illegal immigrants are terrorists"
    “Illegal immigrants are terrorists,” shouted one of 30 or so counter-protestors to a rally in East Haven calling for unity in light of the police racial-profiling scandal. (Other heckles included, “Go home” and, of course, “...
  • Transportation Officials Consider Retiring Bar Cars on the New Haven Line

    Transportation Officials Consider Retiring Bar Cars on the New Haven Line
    The New Haven Line is the last commuter railroad in the country to operate bar cars, and the days of these rolling dinosaurs appear to be numbered. Or maybe not. Depending on who they're talking to, Connecticut transportation officials either...
  • Connecticut Businesses Find That Adopting a Highway is Good Advertising

    Connecticut Businesses Find That Adopting a Highway is Good Advertising
    Businesses are, in the lexicon of the Munchkins from the Wizard of Oz, "morally, ethically... positively, absolutely... undeniably and reliably" banned from putting advertising directly on major highways in Connecticut. Unless, of course, they spend a...