FAQ

 FAQ

 

 

Q.  Where can I find what the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) does?

A.  Go to the A to Z Index, or look in our Transportation Fast Facts booklet for some of our latest accomplishments.

 

 

Q. How do I report a problem on a State road or highway?

A.  Contact the Customer Care Center by phone at 860-594-2560, email at DOT.CustomerCare@ct.gov, or by webform located on our website CT.gov/DOT.

 

 

Q. How do I get a new traffic sign on a State road?

A.  Contact your Local Traffic Authority (LTA). Each town has an LTA. If they agree that a new sign is needed, the LTA will contact us to initiate a study.

 

 

Q. How do I get real-time traffic alerts and updates?

A.  Sign up for alerts via Twitter at StatewideCTDOT, or on the webpage CT TRAVEL SMART.

 

 

Q. Is there any new law, event, project, or program that I need know about?

A.  Yes. The CTDOT always has something new to announce. Visit our CTDOT Press Releases and CTDOT Construction Advisories pages to get the latest information.

 

 

Q.  What if I have a comment, question, or complaint about a taxi, limo, moving company (called household goods carrier), or private/charter motorbus services?

A.  You can visit our Regulatory and Compliance webpage for information, or email to DOT.Taxi-Livery-Complaints@ct.gov.

 

 

Q.  What if I have a comment, question, or complaint about train service in Connecticut?

A.  Use this link for the MetroNorth New Haven Line.

      Use this link for Shoreline East

      Use this link for Hartford Line.

      Use this link for Amtrak

 

 

Q.  What if I have a comment, question, or complaint about CTtransit or CTfastrak bus services?

A.  Use this link for the CTtransit feedback form.

 

 

Q.  What type of vehicles are allowed on the Merritt and the Wilbur Cross Parkways?

A. Passenger, non-commercial vehicles are allowed. There are other restrictions. For details about what is not allowed visit the Connecticut Parkways page on our website.

 

 

Q.  Whom do I contact if I think I have an oversized or overweight truck or trailer, and do I need a permit?

A.  Visit our Oversized and Overweight Vehicles webpage. You may also contact them by email at DOT.osowpermits@ct.gov.

 

 

Q.  How do I file a claim if my motor vehicle was damaged while I was driving on a State road? (This is not for motor vehicles accidents.)

A.  Visit the instructions page for Submitting a Claim. You may also email the unit at DOT.CustomerCare@ct.gov.

 

 

Q.  What if I need to renew my driver’s license, commercial driver’s license (CDL), or vehicle registration?

A. Contact the Department of Motor Vehicles.

 

 

Q.  Whom do I contact about tolls or EZPASS in Connecticut?

A.  There are no tolls in Connecticut. We do not sell EZPass.

 

 

Q.  What is the address and main telephone number for the CTDOT?

A.  Mailing address:

2800 Berlin Turnpike, P.O. Box 317546, Newington, CT 06131-7546

 

Physical address:

2800 Berlin Turnpike, Newington, CT 06111

 

Main phone number: 860-594-2000.