CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
|FOR RELEASE: October 9, 2015
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
Notice of Public Informational Meeting Concerning the Installation of Centerline Rumble Strips in Coventry
The Connecticut Department of Transportation (Department) will conduct a public information meeting regarding the proposed installation of centerline rumble strips on Thursday, November 5, 2015 in Coventry, CT at Coventry Town Hall located at 1712 Main Street. The formal presentation will begin at 6:30 p.m. with an open forum for individual discussions afterwards.
of the project is to install centerline rumble strips on state and locally
owned roadways. This project will cover
approximately 150 miles of centerline rumble strips on
bi-directional state roadways and approximately 50 miles of centerline rumble
strips on locally owned roads.
In Coventry, the project location is Route
31 from the Vernon/Tolland town line to Route 44, a distance of 4.26 miles. Rumble
strips are a proven safety countermeasure and will help minimize the number of lane
departure crashes. Rumble Strips work by alerting drivers through noise and vibration should their vehicle veer off
into an opposing lane of traffic.
anticipated to begin in summer of 2016 based on the availability of
funding. The estimated construction cost
for this project is approximately $2.2 million.
This project is anticipated to be undertaken with 100% percent federal 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 this proposed project.
The meeting facility
is ADA accessible. Language assistance
may be requested by contacting the Departmentís
Office of Communications (voice only) at (860) 594-3062 at least five (5) 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.