South Windsor PZC rejects zone change for Evergreen Walk apartment expansion

The South Windsor Planning and Zoning Commission in a 4-3 vote Tuesday night rejected a zoning regulation change that would have allowed adding 165 units to the Tempo apartment complex at Evergreen Walk. Some commission members were concerned that approving the regulation change could set a precedent for other developers. Smith said a time window […]

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Fort Trumbull development plan gets green light to start construction

A key vote Thursday has cleared the path for construction of a major hotel and residential development on the Fort Trumbull peninsula. The Planning and Zoning Commission approved a site development plan and a special permit for Optimus Construction Management to build two four-story buildings — a 100-unit apartment complex and 100-unit extended stay hotel. […]

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Fairfield considers affordable housing project for Castle Ave

Berwick Associates LLC, who is developing the project, is seeking a zoning compliance from the Town Plan and Zoning Commission. Berwick is looking to construct a four-story, 45-foot structure with 13 studios, 18 one-bedroom and 12 two-bedrooms units. The developer is planning to set 30 percent of the units aside as affordable. The application has […]

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New Haven’s Grand Avenue Bridge reopening early, under budget

“This bridge connects neighborhoods,” said Fair Haven Heights resident Ed Ozyck. “I think people have missed that tremendously. I’m really looking forward to the opening of it.” The bridge, which connects residents in Fair Haven to their neighbors in Fair Haven Heights, even got a makeover in the process, trading in its longtime basic black […]

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Contractor optimism high entering 2022, per AGC report

Indicative of that optimistic outlook, AGC found 74% of firms intend to hire in 2022, despite supply chain challenges that are slowing project starts and previous labor shortages. The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) has played a large part in this confidence boost. Respondents were most optimistic about highway and bridge construction, with 63% […]

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Bridgeport scrambles to salvage state funding for Bassick High

City officials are counting on state lawmakers to reauthorize tens of millions of dollars in reimbursement for the now more expensive project during the the Connecticut General Assembly’s upcoming session. But the simplest route to those funds — getting Bassick on the priority list of school construction projects issued in December — may be out […]

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Bethel approves last piece of funding for $1.5M expansion of Clarke Business Park

If all goes well, town officials say the long-awaited Clarke Business Park expansion project could be completed as early as next fall. Six months after securing state funding, Bethel’s Board of Finance voted Tuesday to approve the use of general fund money for the town’s contribution to the project — the cost of which is […]

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Middletown bridge project aims to reduce Route 9 on-ramp crashes

State Department of Transportation crews will be widening the bridge that carries Route 9 North over Union Street to provide enough room for an adequate acceleration lane to replace the “stop-controlled” intersection approaching the highway, DOT Project Manager Salvatore Aresco said. That area has experienced a high number of motor vehicle crashes over the years. […]

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Hamden grants third contract extension to developer of abandoned property

As the town weighs whether to move forward with the project or seek a new developer, the Legislative Council has granted another contract extension to the Mutual Housing Association of South Central Connecticut, the local nonprofit slated to build 87 units on the site of Hamden’s abandoned middle school. But the contract’s expiration in July […]

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