Hartford Business Journal Edition Date: August 4, 2014

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The $6 million I-84 bridge replacement over Marion Avenue in Southington, shown above, was finished ahead of schedule using accelerated bridge construction, in which new bridges are built adjacent to the old ones and then lifted into place when ready.

Southington’s highway project offers hope for Hartford

Lauren DeCarlo |

Methods used during a recent highway bridge replacement in Southington could become the norm.


Nonprofit Notebook

The Rockville Bank Foundation recently awarded a $5,000 grant to the Housing Education Resource Center. The funds will be used to...


Top LEED certified buildings in Connecticut

(Grouped by certification level)

BuildingCertification levelCertification date/Square footage
360 State Street, New HavenPlatinumJune 25, 2012/440,000
Mary M. Hooker Environmental Sciences
Magnet School, Hartford
PlatinumSeptember 30, 2011/104,000
Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, New HavenPlatinumJanuary 28, 2010/60,000
Yale Sculpture Building, New HavenPlatinumDecember 10, 2007/50,000
Kohler Environmental Center, WallingfordPlatinumNovember 12, 2012/31,125

Source: U.S. Green Building Council, news reports, and company websites./Compiled by Heide Martin.

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