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Aresimowicz promises House vote on tolls

KEITH M. PHANEUF AND MARK PAZNIOKAS |

House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz, D-Berlin, said Tuesday he intends to call a vote next week on legislation making an initial commitment to implementing electronic highway tolls, despite Republican...

Meriden affordable housing project to use German 'super energy efficient' model

Christopher Hoffman Special to the Hartford Business Journal |

The affordable housing project slated to go up later this year in downtown Meriden may look conventional, but it's not.

CT Airport Authority hopes to acquire UTC parcel abutting Bradley

John Stearns |

The Connecticut Airport Authority is hoping to acquire a roughly 19-acre parcel next to Bradley International Airport that's currently owned by United Technologies Corp.

Southington entrepreneur pleads guilty to bribery charge

Joe Cooper |

The owner of a Southington business that installs fire-protection systems pleaded guilty Wednesday to paying up to $500,000 in bribes for construction contracts in Stamford, federal prosecutors said.

Hartford Rail Line to launch June 16

Joe Cooper |

The long-awaited CTrail Hartford Line will launch on June 16 with trains operating between New Haven, Hartford and Springfield, officials announced Tuesday.

Private equity firm made unsolicited XL Center bid

Matt Pilon |

It turns out a private developer may be interested in buying Hartford's XL Center after all.

Following Florida collapse, accelerated bridge construction under the spotlight

Q&A talks with Kevin Nursick, a spokesman for the state Department of Transportation, about accelerated bridge construction.

Lawmakers look to broaden access to projects earmarked for small, minority contractors

Joe Cooper |

A program steering a quarter of state and municipal projects to small and minority contractors is inching closer to a major overhaul, with proposed changes that would redefine the size of a small...

Ex-United Rentals exec back to prison

Gregory Seay |

The ex-president and finance chief of Greenwich construction-equipment and tools lessor United Rentals Inc. is headed back to federal prison for two more years for failing to repay the millions he...

Construction coalition ad campaign spotlights CT’s infrastructure crisis

Joe Cooper |

A coalition of construction unions and trade associations said they launched a seven-figure advertising campaign Wednesday to bring attention to Connecticut’s infrastructure crisis.

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