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Transportation -- Connecticut

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Department of Transportation records

Identifier: RG089

The Department of Transportation was created in 1969 per P.A. 768, sec. 3, with the merger for four agencies: State Highway Department, Department of Aeronautics, Connecticut Transportation Authority, and the Commissioners of Steamship Terminals.

Dates: 1941-2003; bulk 1973-2003

Kent T. Healy papers

Identifier: RG069_016

Includes material pertinent to Healy's service as the chairman of the Connecticut Savings Banks’ Railroad Investment Committee of the Banking Department (1945-1963) and a consultant to the Connecticut Commission on the Reorganization of State Departments (1935-1937).

Dates: 1935-1963

State Highway Department records

Identifier: RG089_001

In 1895, the General Assembly established a three person board known as the State Highway Commission to monitor town expenditures of state funds as well as construction and improvements to public roads. In 1897, the legislature abolished the board and created the State Highway Department headed by the State Highway Commissioner. In October 1969, it merged into the new Department of Transportation.

Dates: 1894-1993