September 22, 2011
STATE BOND COMMISSION EXPECTED TO APPROVE FUNDING
FOR GROTON PROJECT
Reconstruction of Thames Street on bonding agenda
State Representative Ted Moukawsher (D-Groton) welcomes the State Bond Commission’s expected approval on Friday of $500,000 for the final phase of reconstruction on Thames Street.
“A major effort was made locally to reduce the cost for the much needed reconstruction of Thames Street, which convinced local voters to approve this project and helped us make the case for this significant state investment in the critical and historic infrastructure that is Thames Street,” Rep. Moukawsher stated. “I thank the Governor and the Speaker of the House for their support.”
“The approval of this funding is welcome news. It will help rebuild one of the oldest roads in Groton, improve safety, and spur investment in other improvements in the historic Groton Bank district,” State Representative Elissa Wright (D-Groton) said. “A major gateway to the city and industrial heart of the town, Thames Street brings commuters to Pfizer, Electric Boat, and the University of Connecticut at Avery Point. I want to thank House Speaker Chris Donovan and the Bond Commission for finalizing this grant.”
Ted Moukawsher represents Groton’s 40th Assembly District. He is a member of the Banks; Environment; Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committees.