Shelton Receiving $2 M for Canal Street Reconstruction

October 10, 2023

For Immediate Release

Shelton Receiving $2 M for Canal Street Reconstruction

Shelton lawmakers today applauded the State Bond Commission’s approval of $2 million for Canal Street reconstruction.

Sen. Kevin Kelly said, “The city’s ongoing efforts to revitalize Canal Street will benefit local businesses, support historic preservation of our community, environmental restoration, and the creation of open space. The results will be positive and lasting, and as state lawmakers, we will continue working as a team with Mayor Lauretti on behalf of Shelton’s future.”

Rep. Ben McGorty said, “I’m proud to support this investment to strengthen Shelton’s historic downtown waterfront area. This will absolutely empower local business owners and provide Shelton residents and guests with a revived experience when they visit our city. Our strong team of state and local leaders have proved that we can work together to continue making Shelton a better home for all of us.”

Rep. Jason Perillo said, “I am excited to see these funds deliver a more accessible economic and recreational environment for both Shelton residents and business owners. With the help of our local elected officials, I look forward embracing the positive impact this reconstruction project will have on making Shelton a competitive community for new families and additional business growth.”