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 tourist attractions in Connecticut

(Ranked by estimated 2014 attendance)

RankCompany2014 attendance/Year founded
1Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket8,400,000 (1), 1992
2Mohegan Sun, Uncasville7,300,000 (2)/1996
3Riverfront Recapture, Hartford897,000/1981
4Mystic Aquarium, Mystic675,776/1973
5Elizabeth Park Conservancy, West Hartford500,000 (1)/Park 1897, Conservancy 1977

Source: Individual institutions, Connecticut Office of Tourism. /Compiled by Roger Magnus. Note: Historic Ship Nautilus and Lake Compounce did not respond to survey.
(1) Figure is approximate.
(2) Average daily attendance is 20,000

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