CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
|FOR RELEASE: September 27, 2017
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
Public Scoping and Informational Meeting Concerning the Route 7/15 Interchange Project, Norwalk
The Connecticut Department of Transportation (Department) will conduct a public scoping and informational meeting concerning the proposed Route 7/15 Norwalk Interchange Project on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at Norwalk City Hall Auditorium. An open forum for individual discussions with Department officials will begin at 4:00 p.m., followed by formal presentations at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
The project is identified as State Project No. 102-358.
The proposed project is located in the northern portion of the city of Norwalk and encompasses the interchange of Route 15 (Merritt Parkway) and Route 7; the interchange of the Merritt Parkway with Main Avenue; Main Avenue (SR 719); and Glover Avenue/Creeping Hemlock Drive in the vicinity of Main Avenue. The project area extends along the Merritt Parkway from approximately 0.5 miles west of Route 7 to approximately 0.5 miles east of Main Avenue and along Route 7 from approximately 0.5 miles south of the Merritt Parkway to approximately 0.5 miles north of the Merritt Parkway.
The purpose of the project is to improve system linkage between Route 7 and the Merritt Parkway at Interchange No. 39; improve the mobility for all users at the Merritt Parkway’s Main Avenue and Route 7 Interchanges (No. 39 & No. 40); and improve safety in the vicinity of these interchanges.
The public scoping and 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. Written comments from the public are welcomed and will be accepted until the close of business on Thursday, November 16, 2017.
The meeting facility is ADA accessible. Language assistance may be requested by contacting the Department’s Office of Communications at (860) 594-3062 at least five (5) business days prior to the meeting. Persons with hearing and/or speech disabilities may dial 711 for Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS). Language assistance is provided at no cost to the public and efforts will be made to respond to timely 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. Anyone wishing to discuss the project may contact Mr. Andy Fesenmeyer at (860) 594-3228 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org