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Hartford chooses contractor to finish baseball park

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Dunkin' Donuts Park. (WFSB photo) Dunkin' Donuts Park. (WFSB photo)
HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin told Eyewitness News Wednesday night that the city has chosen a contractor to complete Dunkin Donuts Park.

Bronin said the city has chosen Whiting-Turner Contracting Co., of Baltimore.

In a statement, Bronin said “We’re very pleased that Arch has selected a completion contractor with extensive construction experience, including the construction of sports facilities and stadiums. I appreciate the Arch’s commitment to moving this project forward quickly, and we look forward to working closely with Whiting-Turner Contracting Co., with the Yard Goats, and with the Eastern League in the months ahead.”

Earlier this month, an agreement was reached between Arch Insurance and the city of Hartford regarding Dunkin Donuts Park.

The company agreed to take over the baseball stadium project, and will pay for it as well. 

Arch Insurance also said it guarantees baseball will be played in 2017. 

A report issued earlier this month detailed a number of construction problems with Hartford's new baseball stadium.

The team found rust, cracks, duct work issues and drains that weren't hooked up properly.

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