Connecticut Department of Transportation

No. 7 Train Loses Power In Queens; Service May Not Be Fully Restored For Morning RushThe Tri-State area is starting the work week with a mixture of snow, rain and freezing rain.
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy Unveils Plan To Pay For Walk Bridge ReplacementGov. Dannel Malloy announced Thursday the Connecticut Department of Transportation's plan for closing the $188 million funding gap toward the $465 million project.
Connecticut Officials Dispute White House Report About Deteriorating RoadsConnecticut state transportation officials have disputed a report from the White House that claims public works in the state are in dire condition.
Connecticut Advances Plan For Bus-Only CorridorThe Connecticut Department of Transportation has launched a search for a firm to provide a ticket vending machine for CTfastrak, the planned bus-only corridor being built between Hartford and New Britain.
Conn. Increasing Penalties For Drivers Who Violate Work Zone Speed LimitsConnecticut Department of Transportation Commissioner Jim Redeker said he hears from road crews concerned for their safety all the time.
Light At The End Of The Tunnel: Full Service On New Haven Line Expected To Resume MondayMetro-North will conduct a test running trains on the rails this weekend as the final stage to ensure the repairs were successful.
Conn. DOT: No Timetable For Completion Of Track Work Impacting Stamford CommutersMetro-North Railroad commuters in Stamford say they're frustrated with continued delays and long travel times.
Car Struck By Train At Unprotected Crossing In StamfordThe crossing is on private property owned by the Riverbend office complex. The gate would have to be paid for by the property owner.
Conn. Rail Council Wants Answers On Metro-North DerailmentJim Cameron of the council has submitted a question to Metro-North and to the Connecticut Department of Transportation, seeking to determine why nothing was done to stop trains from traveling over the problem track even after the issue was found and identified.
Connecticut Officials Consider Tolls To Raise Funds For Road RepairsQuestionnaires will soon be handed out to drivers at rest stops along Interstate 84 in Hartford and Interstate 95 in the southwestern part of the state to analyze driving patterns.
DOT: Final Decision On New Stamford Commuter Lot Could Come By Year's EndThe wait for a final plan on the new garage has been going on for years. The state DOT said it hopes the location of the new garage and a contractor are green-lighted by the end of the year.
Commuters Sound Off At New Haven Line Fare Hike HearingFares are likely going up on Metro-North Railroad's New Haven Line, but by how much? Commuters got their say at two hearings in Stamford on Tuesday.