Work Restarts on Silver Sands Construction Project Destroyed in Fire

Nine months after fire destroyed a much-anticipated addition to Milford’s Silver Sands State Park, construction crews are back at work to replace it. The buildings, which included concessions, a bathroom and changing area, elevated outdoor seating, and a lifeguard office, were supposed to open last Memorial Day weekend. Work Restarts on Silver Sands Construction Project […]

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Portion of Route 32 in Norwich to close for two weeks starting Monday

A portion of Route 32 just south of Falvey’s Motors will be closed for about two weeks beginning Monday to allow construction crews to replace a failing corrugated metal pipe and make drainage repairs, the state Department of Transportation announced. The $500,000 project involves removing and replacing the existing 43-inch pipe and concrete endwalls and […]

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Worker injured in fall at New Haven construction site

A worker was hospitalized Monday morning after he fell while working at a High Street construction site, fire officials said. Firefighters responded to the scene of the accident at a 18 High St. Monday morning, said Rick Fontana, director of emergency operations. Fontana said the condition of the worker does not appear life threatening. Deputy […]

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Mixed-use N. Britain property sold for $890K; 22 apartments to be added

A Cheshire-based property management firm has acquired a three-story, retail-office building in downtown New Britain for $890,000, land records show. Glenstone plans to convert the two vacant upper floors into approximately 22 apartment units to meet the growing demand for living spaces downtown, according to Farmington broker Amodio & Co. Real Estate. The deal comes […]

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Hartford’s State Office Building: Where history meets modern workspace in $205M makeover

State employees started relocating just after Thanksgiving, and by the end of January, the building will become the workplace for about 700. The renovated space will primarily be the domain of the state’s constitutional officers, including the attorney general, comptroller, treasurer and secretary of the state. The structure also will house the state auditors and […]

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Waterbury to seek developers for 160-acre parcel

Sometime within the next two months, the city will officially begin seeking developers for a roughly 160-acre parcel straddling its border with Naugatuck. Mackenzie Demac, chief of staff to Mayor Neil M. O’Leary, said the city will release a request-for-proposal within 60 days. City officials are looking for job creation and future taxes. Ideally, they’re […]

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The Downtown Highway That Could Drive Hartford’s Comeback

Hartford finds another monumental task in its way: a crumbling piece of 20th-century infrastructure, a stretch of the Interstate 84 viaduct adjacent to downtown that is well past its expiration date. Completed in 1965, the elevated thoroughfare was part of the national urban-renewal campaign to ram freeways through downtowns, and it did extraordinary damage to […]

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