ConnDOT: Developing Plans to revise/install various traffic control signals

 
  CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

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2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546 NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT 06131-7546

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NEWINGTON, Conn – Transportation Commissioner Ralph J. Carpenter, announced today that the Department of Transportation is developing plans to revise/install various traffic control signals to improve safety and increase roadway capacity at the following location (s):

 

Project No. 174-326:  Avon, Route 167 at Avon High School: Naugatuck SR 847 at Route 8 northbound off-ramp and Sheridan Drive: Plymouth, Route 6 at North Main Street and South Main Street; Plymouth Route 6 at Prospect Street; Ridgefield, Route 35 at Limestone Road and Haviland Road; Ridgefield, Route 7 at Route 102 and Depot Road.

 

“It is the Department’s policy to keep persons informed and involved when such projects are undertaken,” said Carpenter.  “It is important that the community share its concerns with us to assist in the project’s development.  If there is adequate interest, an information meeting will be conducted.  At this time, it is not anticipated that a formal public hearing will be necessary.”

 

The present schedule indicates that the project will be advertised January 2008.  The project will be funded with Federal, State and Local monies.

 

Anyone interested in requesting information on this project may do so by contacting Mr. Mark F. Makuch, Project Manager at (860) 594-2722.  Please make reference to Project No. 174-326.