Posts Tagged ‘ DOT ’

Connecticut DOT’s Rest Areas Going Green

Apr 30th, 2013 | By

Greenskies has been awarded 12 construction contracts for the installation of solar photovoltaic arrays at service plaza locations on I-95, I-395 and Connecticut Route 15.

Nature Preserve Rescued From DOT Bulldozer

Sep 15th, 2011 | By

Back when Steve Wilcox thought the state was slicing off a third of the Long Wharf Nature Preserve and turning it into a highway exit, he started spending less time around the park. Now that the Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) has said the park will stay the way it is, the Wilcoxes plan to

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Did State DOT Bungle New Haven’s Whalley Tree Planting?

Jun 4th, 2011 | By

As new trees take root in ample plots of grass by the Westville cemetery, others down Route 63 are being “entombed” in concrete “coffins” that, in the eyes of one urban forester, will ensure their lives are nasty, brutish and short. Chris Ozyck, greenspace manager for the Urban Resources Initiative (URI), made that appraisal during

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DeFronzo blasts DOT for covering busway costs

Dec 12th, 2010 | By

State Sen. Don DeFronzo has criticized the state DOT for shifting funds from other projects to cover the escalating cost of the proposed New Britain-Hartford busway.