ConnDOT: Public Information Meeting Concerning Proposed Bridgeport Station Improvements and Canopy Installation
2013

CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
NEWS RELEASE
 
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
 
FOR RELEASE: December 9, 2013
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
WEB SITE: www.ct.gov/dot 

Public Information Meeting Concerning Proposed Bridgeport Station Improvements and Canopy Installation
 
The Connecticut Department of Transportation (Department) will conduct a public informational meeting concerning proposed Bridgeport Station improvements and canopy installation on the Metro-North New Haven line in the City of Bridgeport.
 
The presentation will cover the proposed installation of a new canopy across the entire length of the eastbound platform and extending the existing canopy over the westbound platform to the south past the openings of the southern stairwell and to the skywalk leading to the Bridgeport Parking Garage. The new canopy will closely mimic the existing canopy. Also, proposed platform improvements will include upgrades to PA system, communications systems, benches, platform lighting and resurfacing of the platform deck.
 
The meeting will be held on Wednesday, January 15, 2014, at the City Council Chambers of Bridgeport City Hall located at 45 Lyon Terrace in Bridgeport.  Department personnel will be available at 6:30 pm to answer questions prior to a formal design presentation at 7:00 pm. 

 

Construction will take place starting 2014 and complete 2016 at an estimated cost ranging between $5 and $7.5 million.

 

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.

 

Department personnel and plans of the project will be available during the meeting for discussion.  More detailed information can be obtained through the Department of Transportationís Office of Rail, 2800 Berlin Turnpike, Newington, Connecticut, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. excluding holidays or you may send written inquiries to Mr. Jayantha Mather, Transportation Principal Engineer, Department of Transportation, 2800 Berlin Turnpike, P.O. Box 317546, Newington, Connecticut 06131-7546.  Please refer to State Project No. 301-155 in all correspondence.  Anyone wishing to discuss the project may contact Mr. Jay Young Project Engineer at (860) 594-2881 or by e-mail at d.jay.young@ct.gov

 

Any interested parties are welcome to attend this meeting and discuss this project with Department personnel. 



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