Connecticut Department of Transportation


O&G Industries Leads $54.6M I-84 Safety, Operational Improvement Job

The Connecticut Department of Transportation's (CTDOT) $54.6 million I-84 Safety and Operational Improvements project in West Hartford, awarded to O&G Industries Inc. , is based upon the mitigation of traffic congestion and safety concerns that can arise in heavy traffic situations....


Charter Oak Bridge Project Set to Bring Congestion Relief for Connecticut's Capitol Region

The delivery of the Connecticut Department of Transportation's (CTDOT) I-91 Charter Oak Bridge (COB) Project, a large-scale initiative that combines two projects to reduce congestion and improve safety in the city of Hartford, and towns of East Hartford, and Wethersfield, is less than two years away....


Funds to Fix Connecticut's Roads, Bridges Drying Up, No Solutions in Sight

While the coronavirus dominated summer headlines, Connecticut's five-year effort to accelerate the transportation rebuilding program slowed to a stroll on July 1. A risky initiative to force tolls — by borrowing and spending billions of extra dollars on new projects between 2016 and 2020 — concluded on that date, without those fees or any other plan to pay for all of it....


Middletown Combines Two Projects Into One With Single Prime Contractor

Phase II work is under way on the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) Arrigoni Bridge project. The $46 million undertaking in Middletown/Portland is the result of a 2010 safety report, which found deficiencies in the structure's two main arch spans....


Conn. Awarded $65M to Replace 113-Year-Old Bridge in Old Lyme

Connecticut has been awarded $65 million in federal funding to begin the replacement of the 113-year-old Connecticut River Bridge that carries trains over the water between the towns of Old Lyme and Old Saybrook....


Rochambeau Bridge Reconstruction Project Under Way

The reconstruction of the Rochambeau Bridge, which is actually two adjoining bridges in Newtown and Southbury, Conn., began on June 15 and will continue until December 2023. The Middlesex Corp. of Littleton, Mass., is the lead contractor in the $52.87 million job that is being financed by the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT)....


Key Exit Ramp Closes for a Year in Connecticut as Mixmaster Project Continues

The Mixmaster is the nickname of the Connecticut Route 8/Interstate 84 interchange in Waterbury, a series of 10 bridges that intertwine in the city and the Naugatuck Valley. It's also one of the state's most important interchanges as 200,000 cars and trucks travel the array of roadways every day....


CTDOT Outlines Plans for Nearly $4B in Capital Projects

Connecticut's roads and railroad lines are used every year by its approximately 3.6 million residents and millions more out-of-state workers and travelers. To keep up with the wear and tear, the state Department of Transportation (CDOT) is constantly working on maintenance and improvement projects....


Rochambeau Bridge/I-84 Rehab Work Commences in Connecticut

The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) has commenced construction activities for the rehabilitation of the Rochambeau Bridge, which carries Interstate 84 over the Lake Zoar section of the Housatonic River....


Time to Upgrade Casinos Bridges

In Connecticut, work has begun on the rehabilitation of two bridges on Route 2A in Preston. The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) is overseeing activities on Bridge 02931 carrying Route 2A over Poquetanuck Cove and Bridge 02932 carrying Route 2A over Halsey Brook....






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