Connecticut’s elected officials are hoping to use billions of federal dollars to reimagine Connecticut’s capital city and region. One plan could completely change the route through downtown Hartford. 

“I-84 meeting I-91…How many times have you been stuck on it?,” U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal asked.

Blumenthal said reimagining Hartford by changing the I-84 and I-91 interchange and reconnecting the city to the river will cost billions of dollars. 

Read Christine Stuart’s full report at NBC Connecticut