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.

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.

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. The bridge also straddles the boundary between Newtown and Southbury in the eastern edge of the state.

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) Connecticut's municipal leaders are raising concerns about the lack of state borrowing authorizations, noting the slowdown has affected local repaving and other transportation-related projects. While the General Assembly passed a two-year budget on time this year, lawmakers have yet to finalize the general bonding portion of the budget for this fiscal year and next fiscal year, with negotiations continuing.

From large single-family projects to townhome and townhouse complexes, increased residential development is driving Schlouch Incorporated's business mix for this fall and winter season with some projects carrying well into and through 2017. Berks CountyHousing Development Corporation (HDC) MidAtlantic has selected Schlouch Incorporated to provide design/build services for a 6-acre site with six townhouse buildings providing for 58 living units, a community building, a sports court and a tot lot.

Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) Commissioner James P. Redeker announced that the State Bond Commission approved $50 million in additional funding for the New-Haven-Hartford-Springfield (NHHS) Rail Program during its Feb. 1, 2017 meeting.

The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) announced the launch of a new website for the Walk Bridge Program as part of its ongoing effort to keep the public informed as this railroad bridge project in Norwalk advances. The new website,www.walkbridgect.com, will provide the public with access to current project information, including meeting notices and construction updates.