Governor Lamont visits bridge construction site

On a sunny but brisk March morning Governor Ned Lamont visited the Route 1 Bridge work site to highlight the CTDOT’s innovative constructive methods and importance of investing in transportation infrastructure.

Stamford’s Mayor David ­­­Martin welcomed attendees and introduced speakers

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Flanked by local and state officials, construction workers and organized labor leaders, Governor Lamont said "Every day, thousands of commuters use this highway to get to work so they can support their families and maintain a decent quality of life. We must provide Connecticut with a modernized transportation system that works, which requires a sustainable, recurring funding source.”

Governor Lamont: “We must provide Connecticut with a modernized transportation system that works.”

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Connecticut Department of Transportation’s Deputy Commissioner Anna Barry noted, “We are using an innovative construction method that will limit detours to two weekends If traditional construction methods were used on this project, motorists would face delays for two years.” 

CTDOT Deputy Commissioner Barry with Mayor Martin

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Some 50 people attended the Governor’s visit, including several local newspaper, television and radio reporters from Connecticut and New York.

Organized labor and construction workers support project

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The Route 1 Bridge work site

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Crane lifts steel for new bridge span

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