ConnDOT: New Commuter Lot on Lake Ave (Route 229) Opening in Bristol

 
  CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

NEWS RELEASE

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

FOR RELEASE:August 05 , 2008
 
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   OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
   TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
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         Bristol, Connecticut The Department of Transportation announced today, that a new Commuter lot at Lake Avenue in Bristol will open on Monday, August 11, 2008.  In conjunction with the opening of the new lot, the existing commuter lot at Todd Street will be closed.  Signs have been posted and pamphlets distributed to notify commuters of this upcoming change.  This new commuter lot is part of the ongoing Route 72 Relocation project in Bristol and Plainville.

Work on this $40 million project is being performed by Manafort Brothers, Inc. of Plainville, Connecticut under contract with the Department of Transportation.  The anticipated completion date for this project is in November 2009.

Motorists are urged to obey the posted speed limit and proceed with caution through this and all other construction work zones.



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