CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
|FOR RELEASE: August 19, 2014
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
Public Informational Meeting Concerning the Merritt Parkway Multi-Use Trail Feasibility Study
The Connecticut Department of Transportation (Department) will conduct a public informational meeting concerning the Merritt Parkway Multi-Use Trail Feasibility Study on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Greenwich Town Hall Meeting Room, 101 Field Point Road, Greenwich, Connecticut.
are planned or have been held in each of the other municipalities along the
Merritt Parkway corridor.
The study is
identified as State Project No. 173-410.
The study is considering
a trail that would span the entire 37.5 miles of the Merritt Parkway,
stretching from the New York State border in the Town of Greenwich to the
Sikorsky Bridge and Housatonic River in the Town of Stratford. The trail would primarily be located within
the undeveloped highway right-of-way, utilizing the wooded buffer that exists
road-way and abutting properties.
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 this feasibility study.
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.
will be available during the meeting to discuss this study. 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 study may contact
Mr. William W. Britnell at (860) 594-3274 or by e-mail at William.Britnell@ct.gov.
More detailed information is available at www.ct.gov/DOT/MerrittTrailStudy.
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