CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7456
|FOR RELEASE: March 4, 2013
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
Public Information Meeting Concerning Intersection Improvement Project on Route 106 (Courtland Avenue) at U.S. Route 1 (East Main Street) and Hamilton Avenue in Stamford
The Connecticut Department of Transportation will conduct a Public Informational Meeting concerning the intersection improvements on Route 106 (Courtland Avenue) at U.S. Route 1 (East Main Street) and Hamilton Avenue in the City of Stamford on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at the Government Center, Cafeteria, 888 Washington Boulevard, Stamford, Connecticut. Department personnel will be available at 6:30 p.m. to answer questions prior to a formal design presentation at 7:00 p.m.
The purpose of this project is to provide safety and traffic operational improvements to Route 106, between East Main Street and Hamilton Avenue in the City of Stamford.
Overhead and underground utility relocations would be required for the proposed improvements of this project. Additionally, partial right-of-way acquisitions on both sides of Route 106 would be required.
The present schedule indicates that the design will be completed in fall 2014, with construction anticipated to start in spring 2015, based on the availability of funding. Construction activities are anticipated to last approximately one year. The estimated construction cost for the proposed improvements under this project is approximately $5.5 million, and it is anticipated to be undertaken with 100% state funds.
The Public Informational Meeting is being held to afford a full opportunity for public participation and to allow open discussion of any views and comments the community may have concerning the proposed improvements of this project.
The meeting facility is ADA accessible. Deaf and hearing impaired persons wishing to attend this meeting and requiring an interpreter, must make arrangements by contacting the Departmentís Office of Communications at (860) 594-3062 (voice only) at least five working days prior to the meeting. Language assistance is provided at no cost to the public, and efforts will be made to respond to requests for assistance.
Plans of the proposed project will be on display for public review. Department personnel will be available during the meeting to discuss this project. More detailed information is available at the Departmentís Office of Engineering, 2800 Berlin Turnpike, Newington, Connecticut, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., excluding holidays. Anyone wishing to discuss the project may contact Mr. Timothy M. Wilson at (860) 594-3189 or by e-mail at email@example.com. Plans are also available for review at the Government Center, Bureau of Engineering, 7th Floor, 888 Washington Boulevard, Stamford, Connecticut.