ConnDOT: Governorís Commission on the Reform of the DOT

 
  CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

NEWS RELEASE

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

FOR RELEASE: October 5, 2007
 
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
   OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
   TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
   Fax: (860) 594-3066
   Web site:
www.ct.gov/dot

 Governorís Commission on the Reform of the DOT
to Hold
Public Hearing on October 9
in Bridgeport

 

            The Governorís Commission on the Reform of the Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, October 9, 2007, at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall Annex, Conference Rooms A & B, 999 Broad Street in Bridgeport.

 

            Those interested in making comments to the panel will be required to give their names and affiliations before speaking. Depending on the number of potential speakers, time may be limited for each speaker.

 

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Directions to City Hall Annex, 999 Broad Street, Bridgeport, CT

I-95 North

  • Take Exit #27, Lafayette Boulevard. 
  • At the bottom of the ramp, proceed straight along South Frontage Road approximately three (3) blocks to Lafayette Boulevard.  (NOTE: you will see the entrance onto I-95 straight ahead and the Arena at Ballpark at Harbor Yard to your right.) 
  • Turn left onto Lafayette Boulevard and proceed under the highway overpass. 
  • Proceed straight on Lafayette Boulevard to the 3rd traffic light at State Street.  
  • Take a right on State Street (This is a one way street.)  City Hall Annex (also known as the JP Morgan Chase Bank building) is on the left. 
  • Proceed one block and take a left at the traffic light onto Broad Street.  City Hall Annex is located on Broad Street between State and John Streets.

I-95 South

  • Take Exit #27 - Downtown Bridgeport
  • The ramp splits as you exit the highway; stay to the right.
  • There is a light at the bottom of the ramp.  Proceed straight and stay to the right as you pass the next traffic light (at the entrance to the parking garage for Housatonic Community College).
  • Proceed to the next traffic light at State Street.
  • Take a right on State Street (This is a one way street.)  City Hall Annex (also known as the JP Morgan Chase Bank building) is on the left. 
  • Proceed one block and take a left at the traffic light onto Broad Street.  City Hall Annex is located on Broad Street between State and John Streets.

From Routes 8 and 25 and the Merritt Parkway (Route 15)

  • From the Merritt Parkway,
    • if coming from the North,  proceed to Route 25 Southbound by taking Exit #49S  OR
    • if coming from the South, proceed onto Route 8 Southbound / Stratford by taking Exit #52.
  • Follow the signs heading toward Bridgeport. (NOTE: Routes 25 and 8 will merge at the Bridgeport/Trumbull town line.)
  • Follow Route 8 / 25 south to Exit #1 - Prospect Street.
  • Turn left at the traffic light at the bottom of the ramp onto Prospect Street and proceed one block to Lafayette Boulevard.
  • Turn left onto Lafayette Boulevard and proceed to the 2nd traffic light at State Street.
  • Take a right on State Street (This is a one way street.)  City Hall Annex (also known as the JP Morgan Chase Bank building) is on the left. 
  • Proceed one block and take a left at the traffic light onto Broad Street.  City Hall Annex is located on Broad Street between State and John Streets.

Alternate directions from Routes 8 and 25

  • Take Exit #3 - The ramp splits - stay to the left and follow signs for Main Street South.
  • At the bottom of the ramp, be aware of traffic merging from the right; enter the center travel lane.
  • Countinue south on Main Street to the intersection of Main and John Streets (Dunkin Donuts is on your right). 
  • Turn right onto John Street and proceed one block to the next traffic light at Broad Street.
  • Turn left onto Broad Street.
  • City Hall Annex (also known as the JP Morgan Chase Bank building) is on the right.