Gov. Dannel P. Malloy today (July 26) announced that the State Bond Commission has approved more than $537 million in state funds to finance a series of construction and maintenance projects through the Connecticut Department of Transportation’s (ConnDOT) capital infrastructure program.
The program includes 250 lane miles of state highway resurfacing and more than 40 bridge restoration projects around the state.
The funds will be used to leverage about $600 million in federal transportation aid to update, strengthen and improve the safety of Connecticut’s highways, bridges, rail and transit systems.
Combined, the more than $1 billion in state and federal funding is expected to create or retain nearly 20,000 construction-related jobs.