The Connecticut Department of Transportation
(Department) will conduct a Public Scoping and Informational Meeting concerning
the proposed Route 7/15 Interchange in Norwalk on Tuesday, October 17th at the
Norwalk City Hall Auditorium, 125 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT. 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.
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,
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
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.