HARTFORD, Conn. – Gov. Dannel P. Malloy spent part of his cabinet meeting Wednesday reiterating his call for a constitutional lock box for transportation funds.
Transportation Commissioner James Redeker said under-investment in transportation over the last few decades has begun to take its toll on Connecticut’s roads and bridges.
He said 35 percent of Connecticut’s bridges are functionally obsolete or structurally deficit and 41 percent of state and local roads are in “poor” condition. Those poor road conditions add $661 per year in operating costs for drivers.
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