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S&P: CT's debt making it tough to fund transportation improvements

Patricia Daddona |

Connecticut is one of three states in which debt service expenditures are at high levels, making it a challenge to fund transportation improvements that can lead to economic growth, according to a...

Insurers brace for accident-prone holiday weekend

Greg Bordonaro |

As Connecticut travelers get ready to hit the road this extended holiday weekend, property and casualty insurers, including Travelers Cos. and others, are bracing for an impact on their bottom lines.

Malloy signs law permitting driverless-vehicle pilot program

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed a bill Wednesday that will allow testing of driverless vehicles in up to four municipalities, as Connecticut looks to play catch-up with other states in early stage...

Two Roads Tap Room opens at Bradley

Gregory Seay |

Stratford's Two Roads Brewing Co. has debuted a beer-tasting room in Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks.

Versatile Pratt aircraft engine celebrates 30 years in service

Patricia Daddona |

East Hartford-based Pratt & Whitney's airliner and military aircraft engines celebrate 30 years in service this month, the company said Wednesday.

UTRC developing new protective aircraft landing gear coating

Patricia Daddona |

East Hartford-based United Technologies Research Center (UTRC) and UTC Aerospace Systems are developing a more environmentally friendly primer to coat and protect aircraft landing gear from corrosion.

Pratt jet engine surpasses flight milestone

Patricia Daddona |

East Hartford-based Pratt & Whitney said Tuesday its F119 engine, which powers Lockheed Martin's F-22 Raptor, has surpassed a milestone of 500,000 flight hours.

Otis expands presence in Wuhan, China's metro

Patricia Daddona |

Otis Electric Elevator Co. Ltd. will provide more than 230 elevators and escalators for Wuhan Metro Lines 11 and 21 in the capital of central China's Hubei province.

Kaman inks Rolls' engine-parts pact

Gregory Seay |

Bloomfield aeroparts maker Kaman Corp. says it will supply British jet-engine maker Rolls-Royce Plc with engine parts made in Bloomfield and other Kaman facilities.

Shubert: Tolls a 'viable' revenue source to finance infrastructure improvement

KEITH M. PHANEUF | CT MIRROR |

One of the state's most ardent transportation advocates, Don Shubert has been executive director of the Connecticut Construction Industry Association for the past eight years.

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