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News Junkie: Report finds lack of investment in transportation will hurt Connecticut

HARTFORD, Conn. — A new report seeks to calculate what would happen if Connecticut failed to invest in its transportation infrastructure over the next 20 years.

The report from the American Road and Transportation Builders Association found Connecticut would lose $3.2 billion in economic activity each year, including $2 billion in lost sales and 10,227 in lost jobs that an investment in transportation would have supported. 

That adds up to $65 billion in benefits, wages, and output for drivers and businesses and nearly $21.4 billion in the state’s Gross Domestic Product over a 20 year period.

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