Connecticut Department of Transportation Article

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Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT)
Seal of the Connecticut Department of Transportation.svg
Agency overview
Formed1965
Preceding agency
  • Connecticut Highway Department
Jurisdiction Connecticut
Headquarters2800 Berlin Turnpike, Newington, Connecticut
Agency executive
  • James Redeker, Commissioner
Parent agencyState of Connecticut
Website http://www.ct.gov/dot/

The Connecticut Department of Transportation (often referred to as CTDOT or ConnDOT) is responsible for the development and operation of highways, railroads, mass transit systems, ports, waterways in Connecticut. [1]

ConnDOT manages and maintains the state highway system, and runs most of the state's ports along Long Island Sound and the Atlantic Ocean. It oversees the Shore Line East and Hartford Line commuter rail systems under the CTrail brand, and owns the Connecticut section of the New Haven Mainline used by Metro-North Railroad and Amtrak. ConnDOT also oversees the Connecticut Transit bus system.

See also

References

  1. ^ Home page. Connecticut Department of Transportation. Retrieved on November 12, 2009. "Connecticut Department of Transportation 2800 Berlin Turnpike Newington CT 06111"

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