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Danbury Apartment Complex Taking Shape (News-Times)

DANBURY — Construction is moving forward at a record pace on a new apartment complex on South Street as a result of warmer weather and a lack of snow so far this winter. “We’ve been really lucky with the weather

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Anthony Rizzo Jr. Wins Community Impact Award

Anthony Rizzo Jr. received the Arthritis Foundation’s national Community Impact Award for 2015 at its National Conference in New Orleans in November. The Foundation wrote when announcing the award, “Rizzo mobilized volunteers and expanded the Arthritis Foundation’s presence in the

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Foundations Taking Shape at $31 Million Rocky Hill DOT Maintenance Facility

The state Department of Transportation maintenance and repair facility is rising from the ground in Rocky Hill. The 80,000-square-foot facility, located at the center of the state, will be used to maintain and upgrade transportation equipment. The $31 million building

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Rizzo Begins Constructing 45 South Street Apartments

Rizzo Corp. in cooperation with DeMarco Construction of Bethel, broke ground this fall and began foundation work on Town Line Commons in Danbury at the Bethel line. Workers cleared the site and are installing foundations now. The project is located

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Rizzo to Renovate/Repurpose Four Downtown Danbury Buildings

Rizzo Corp. won a contract with the Connecticut Institute for Communities Inc., to renovate four older downtown Danbury buildings. Two of the buildings, the former Boughton Street YMCA and a former plumbing showroom on Park Avenue, are now vacant. The

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Workers Install Rack System for New Haven Rail Yard Warehouse

Workers installed the rack system inside the Central Distribution Warehouse under construction in the New Haven Rail Yard The racks not only hold repair parts for use in the railroad repair facility next door. They also support the building’s roof

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Workers Study Confined Space Safety

About 70 employees of the Rizzo Corp. and A.M. Rizzo Electrical Contractors learned about new, stricter OSHA rules governing confined spaces Saturday. Workers divided into four groups and rotated between four stations during the four-hour training. The trainers were Safety

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Sun Shown on Monday’s Arthritis Foundation Golf Tournament

The 6th Annual Rizzo Companies Liberty Mutual Invitational golf tournament to benefit the Arthritis Foundation raised more than $60,000 on Monday with 144 people golfing. The golfers also enjoyed the on-course giveaways that included sausage and peppers made by the

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Rizzo Awarded $15.8 Million Hartford Office Fit-Out

  The Rizzo Corporation was awarded the contract to fit-out a 26-floor office building on Hartford’s Columbus Boulevard that started in the fall of 2015. The work is scheduled to take about 18 months. The renovations to 450 Columbus Boulevard

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Winters Brothers Earns Certificate of Occupancy

The final paving is complete and the new 22,000-square-foot construction debris recycling and sorting building at Winters Brothers earned its certificate of occupancy this week. The new building includes a sorter where people will pick through construction debris and separate

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