State of Delaware Archives: on Technology


Jack Markell: New I-95 fly-over ramps; $1.1B for infrastructure

Unleashing the potential of our economy also demands world-class infrastructure. The ability to move goods and services efficiently, connect to cutting-edge information technology infrastructure, and access cleaner, cheaper, and more reliable energy, is essential to every industry in our state.

For years, Delawareans tried to avoid the interchange of I-95 and Route 1. But our investment in new fly-over ramps has alleviated congestion, shortening commutes, shipping times, and trips to the beach.

We are making similar improvements at I-95 and 202. That exit ramp was a notorious choke point, but improvements have cut the average number of hours per day of slowing traffic from six to less than one.

Infrastructure investments create high-paying, middle-class jobs today and they lay the foundation for future prosperity. It's time to stop complaining about the sorry shape of our Transportation Trust Fund and fix the underlying issues. I propose that we invest $1.1 billion over five years.

Source: 2014 State of the State Address to Delaware legislature Jan 23, 2014

Ruth Ann Minner: Implement e-government, starting with DMV

Today, we are in the middle of several important e-Government projects. First, a complete overhaul of the State’s web site. On our new home page, we will organize services and information in a way that makes the user’s experience easier, more efficient and more enjoyable. Second, a new state-of-the-art web presence for the Division of Motor Vehicles. This “next generation” website will utilize the latest technologies to meet the needs of DMV customers in a way no other state is today.
Source: 2001 State of the State Address to Delaware Assembly Jan 25, 2001

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