$3 million in federal transportation funds headed to CT

Federal funds from the Department of Transportation are headed to Connecticut to help maintain Connecticut’s roads and bridges, preserve historic landmarks and make communities more livable.  The announcement was made by the state’s Congressional delegation. Where is the money headed?

  • $850,000 to the City of Stamford for the replacement of the West Main Street Bridge over the Mill River, which will enhance pedestrian access to Downtown Stamford.
  • $500,000 to the City of Torrington for improvements and streetscape enhancements to Torrington’s Main Street and downtown.
  • $325,000 to the Town of Mansfield to provide new transit access to Mansfield Hollow Lake
  • $788,724 to the Connecticut Department of Transportation to improve the terminal facilities for the Rocky Hill-Glastonbury Ferry, the oldest continuously operating ferry in the nation.
  • $400,000 to Connecticut Department of Transportation to use innovation bridge construction techniques to replace a bridge over the Saugatuck River in Weston
  • $300,000 to Connecticut Department of Transportation to rehabilitate and preserve the Cornwall Covered Bridge through the National Historic Covered Bridge Preservation Program.