Department of Transportation (Department) will conduct a Public Information
Meeting concerning replacement of Bridge No. 06768, which carries Route 57 (Weston
Road) over an unnamed brook less than 100 ft. south of the intersection with
Broad Street and Good Hill Road in the town of Weston.
The purpose of the project is to replace a deteriorated corrugated metal
pipe with a new structure. In addition,
the proposed culvert will improve the hydraulic opening of the crossing.
There are right-of-way impacts associated with the proposed
improvements. Temporary construction
easements impacting adjacent properties will be necessary for a sufficient work
Department is proposing a complete road closure at the location of the culvert
with a state road detour for a period of no more than 14 consecutive days. The
Department plans to use the Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) method, which
involves removing the existing structure and replacing it with prefabricated
bridge components and elements which are connected in the field. The contractor
will be given incentives by the state if the project is completed ahead of
schedule and will incur fines and penalties if the project extends beyond the
allowable 14 days.
is anticipated to begin in summer 2020 based on the availability of
funding. The estimated construction cost
for this project is approximately $1.3 million.
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
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. Bryan Reed, Transportation Supervising Engineer, at (860)-594-3418
or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.