Connecticut Department of Transportation 2018

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Public Meeting on New Stamford Train Station Parking Garage on Oct 24

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The Connecticut Department of Transportation will conduct a public meeting from 7 to 8:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 24 about the proposed Stamford Transportation Center parking garage to be constructed on South State Street in Stamford. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Metro-North, ConnDOT Say Most of the Recent Train Delays Due to Infrastructure Projects

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Metro-North and the Connecticut Department of Transportation issued this announcement late Friday afternoon to explain  some of the delays on the New Haven Line and its branches (we’ve added the boldface and subheadings): (more…) Continue Reading →

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State Says Noroton Heights Station Platforms To Be Replaced By Next June, Town DPW Director Thinks by Christmas

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The project to replace all the concrete platforms at Noroton Heights Railroad Station is officially not due to be over until June 2019, according to the state Department of Transportation, but Darien Public Works Director Edward Gentile doesn’t believe it. He thinks commuters will be more likely to be using the new platform by this coming Christmas. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Nighttime Lane Closures on Merritt Parkway in Norwalk From Now to 2019 for Bridge Project

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Lane closures could take place on the Merritt Parkway in Norwalk overnight starting as early as 7 or 8 p.m. in a project already begun to demolish and replace the West Rocks Road Bridge over the parkway. Work started April 25 and could go on for more than a year. (more…) Continue Reading →

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CT Transportation Commissioner Redeker: Rail and Road Debacle Coming Soon Unless Legislature Acts

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State Transportation Commissioner James Redeker recently announced in a letter and news release that proposed fare increases and service reductions would “undo decades of investment in our transportation infrastructure and initiate an economic death spiral for our economy.”

Here’s the news release, issued Tuesday, April 24, followed by the letter: (more…) Continue Reading →

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Jim Cameron Speaks to Greenwich Audience About CT’s Transportation Funding Crisis

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The transportation in Connecticut is, to be blunt, in dire straits, commuter advocate Jim Cameron of Darien recently told a Greenwich audience. He also discussed possible solutions. (more…) Continue Reading →

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CT Transportation Commissioner James Redeker, Legislators Speak Wednesday at Norwalk Forum

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A two-hour public forum on state transportation issues and problems will be held Wednesday evening with the state transportation commissioner and three legislators, including state Rep. Terrie Wood, who issued this announcement:

If you are a commuter or if you are interested in learning more about state transportation issues, I would like to invite you to a transportation forum in Norwalk on Wednesday, March 28 with Department of Transportation Commissioner James Redeker. (more…) Continue Reading →

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