Department of Transportation (Department) will conduct a Public Information
Meeting concerning the proposed rehabilitation of Bridge No. 06720, supporting
I-84 WB over Pole Bridge Brook, Newtown, Connecticut.
The purpose of the project is to address the structural deficiencies of
Bridge No. 06720. The existing bridge
consists of an 84 inch asphalt coated corrugated metal pipe. The pipe is approximately 502 feet long and
crosses underneath I-84 WB at a skew angle of approximately 72 degrees. At its outlet, the pipe drops by
approximately 10 feet into a concrete junction chamber which conveys flow into
a box culvert crossing underneath I-84 EB.
The structure is in poor condition (Rating = 4) with rust and
perforation holes along the invert of the culvert including perforations of up
to 13 inches long by 2 inches wide at the last 5 feet of the culvert before the
The proposed rehabilitation of the bridge will be to install a
corrugated metal plate pipe liner within the existing pipe, and grouting the
annular space between the pipes. The
proposed water handling for this rehabilitation is to temporarily pump Pole
Bridge Brook over a ridge into a channel within the drainage area of an
Right-of-way impacts associated with the proposed project are not
is anticipated to begin in spring of 2020 based on the availability of
funding. The estimated construction cost
for this project is approximately $700,000.
This project is anticipated to be undertaken with 80 percent Federal
funds and 20 percent State funds.
Public Information 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.
meeting facility is ADA accessible.
Language assistance may be requested by contacting the Departmentís Office of Communications at (860)
594-3062 at least five 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.
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. Louis D. Bacho, at (860) 594-3212 or by e-mail at
Inclement Weather Date: January 24, 2018
"TO SEE THE CONSTRUCTION ACCESS PLAN BOARD, PLEASE SELECT HERE"
"TO SEE THE EXISTING CULVERT GENERAL PLAN BOARD, PLEASE SELECT THIS"