The Connecticut Department of Transportation
(Department) will conduct Public Informational Meetings concerning State
Project No. 102-295, which involves resurfacing and median reconstruction along
I-95 in Norwalk and Westport. The first
meeting will be held in Norwalk on January 7, 2016 in the Community Room of
Norwalk City Hall, 125 East Avenue, Norwalk CT.
The second meeting will be held in Westport on January 13, 2016 in the
Westport Town Hall Auditorium, 110 Myrtle Avenue, Westport, CT. Both meetings will include an open forum for
individual discussions with Department officials and representatives beginning
at 6:30 p.m., and a formal presentation at 7:00 p.m. The same information will be presented at both
The limits of work for Project 102-295 begin
at the easterly end of the Yankee Doodle Bridge in Norwalk (I-95 over Norwalk
River) and extend approximately 2.5 miles to the eastern abutment of the bridge
over the Saugatuck River in Westport (Bridge No. 00064). The following additional bridges are located
within the project limits: East Avenue over I-95 (Bridge No. 00060); Strawberry
Hill Avenue over I-95 (Bridge No. 00061); I-95 over Saugatuck Avenue (Route 33)
(Bridge No. 00062); and I-95 over Franklin Street (Bridge No. 00063).
The proposed scope of work consists of
reconstruction of the center median and outside shoulders along with
resurfacing of the highway mainline and the ramps of Interchanges 16 and 17. The median will be reconstructed consistent
with other stretches of I-95 to provide a 6-foot wide capped concrete barrier
section and 12-foot wide inside shoulders.
The horizontal and vertical alignment of I-95 and the ramps will remain
In addition to the above, Bridge Nos. 00061,
00062, and 00064 will be rehabilitated as follows:
No. 00061 – Superstructure replacement with improved clearance over I-95
No. 00062 – Superstructure replacement with improved ramp lane widths
No. 00064 – Concrete deck repairs and replacement of expansion joints
proposed improvements include upgrade/repair of existing drainage structures,
replacement of the existing highway illumination system, guide rail upgrades
and reconstruction of the existing commuter parking lot off of Hendricks Avenue.
Construction is anticipated to begin in
Spring 2017 and last approximately two years.
There are no anticipated right-of-way
impacts associated with the proposed project.
The estimated construction cost for this
project is approximately $50 million.
This project is anticipated to be undertaken with 90 percent (90%) Federal
funds and 10 percent (10%) State funds.
The Public Informational Meetings are 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
The meeting facilities are both ADA
accessible. Language assistance may be
requested by contacting the Department’s
Office of Communications (voice only) at (860) 594-3062 at least five (5)
working days prior to the meeting.
Language assistance is provided at no cost to the public, and efforts
will be made to respond to requests for assistance. Please be sure to specify which meeting you
will be attending.
If postponement of either of the Public
Informational Meetings is required due to inclement weather or other
conditions, the alternate dates shall be January 14, 2016 for Norwalk and
January 20, 2016 for Westport at the original hour and location.
Plans 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
Department’s 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 Richard B. Armstrong at (860) 594-3191 or by
e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Preliminary plans are also available for review at the Norwalk and
Westport Engineering Departments.
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Inclement Weather Date: January 14, 2016