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...


Largest defense contracts in Connecticut

(Ranked by dollars obligated, FY 2013)

RankVendor$ Obligated/Contracting agency
1Electric Boat Corp., Groton$2,375,621,396/Navy
2Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford $804,426,634/Army
3Sikorsky Aircraft Corp., Stratford $563,788,722/Army
4United Technologies Corp., Harford $375,952,493/Air Force
5Electric Boat Corp., Groton $307,878,000/Navy

Source: Federal Procurement Data System, www.fpds.gov. Notes: A single contract can comprise multiple contract actions; however, each action involves discrete dollars. Electric Boat Corp. is part of General Dynamics Corp. Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. is a subsidiary of
United Technologies Corp.; other subsidiaries in Connecticut include Pratt & Whitney, UTC Aerospace Systems, Carrier Corp. and Otis Elevator Co./Compiled by Roger Magnus.

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