Department of Transportation
Dec 5, 2017

Public Information Meeting concerning the proposed rehabilitation of Bridge Nos. 01487 and 03245

The Department of Transportation (Department) will conduct a Public Information Meeting concerning the proposed rehabilitation of Bridge Nos. 01487 and 03245.  The purpose of the project is to rehabilitate the steel truss bridge that carries Route 177 over the Farmington River.  The scope of rehabilitation will include, replacing the sidewalk and joints, replacing the pedestrian bridge rail, miscellaneous steel repairs, repairing a drainage pipe, replacing the stream gauge equipment, painting the northern abutment fascia and partially painting the rehabilitated areas of the steel truss bridge. The underground culvert, located just north of the bridge, will be completely filled with a flowable fill material. 


Right-of-way impacts associated with the proposed project are anticipated for the placement of the metal beam rail and access to the underground culvert.

 

Construction is anticipated to begin in spring 2019 based on the availability of funding.  The estimated construction cost for this project is approximately $2.5 million.  This project is anticipated to be undertaken with 80 percent Federal funds and 20 percent State funds.

 

The 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.

 

The 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.

 

Plans of the proposed project will be on display for public review during the meeting when Department personnel will be available 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 Louis D. Bacho at (860) 594-3212 or by e-mail at louis.bacho@ct.gov.  Plans are also available for review at the Farmington Town Hall.


Inclement Weather Date:  December 13, 2017


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Location: Farmington Police Department, Jeff Yates Conference Room, 319 New Britain Avenue in Unionville, Connecticut 06085.
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7 PM

Contact: Louis Bacho, Bureau of Engineering and Construction
Email: louis.bacho@ct.gov
Phone: (860) 594-3212
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