ConnDOT: Hartford Rail Line Construction Update -- Town of Windsor
2018

CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
NEWS RELEASE
 
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
 
FOR RELEASE: March 12, 2018
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
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New Haven-Hartford-Springfield (NHHS) Rail Program

 

Construction Update: Town of Windsor Railroad Crossing Activity and Roadway Paving (Daytime/Overnight Hours)

 

*REVISED SCHEDULE*

 

March 19 April 9, 2018

 

 

Due to recent inclement weather, a revised schedule for construction at several railroad crossings in Windsor has been announced. The crossings will be closed to through traffic to accommodate this work, which includes new drainage, curbing, sidewalks and signage, as well as roadway paving.

 

East Barber Road Railroad Crossing:  The work will now begin on Monday, March 19th at 6:00 p.m. and continue through Tuesday, March 20th until 6:00 p.m.

 

Island Road Railroad Crossing: The work will now begin on Monday, March 26th at 6:00 p.m. and continue through Tuesday, March 27th until 6:00 p.m.

 

Central Street Railroad Crossing: The work will now begin on Monday, April, 2nd at 6:00 p.m. and continue through Tuesday, April 3rd, until 6:00 p.m.

 

(*NEW*) Meadow Road Railroad Crossing:  The work will begin on Friday, April 6th, at 6:00 p.m. and continue through Monday, April 9th until 6:00 p.m.

 

There will be construction noise throughout this period and temporary lighting to support overnight work in the area.

 

Traffic personnel will be in place throughout the duration of construction. Signs, variable message boards and detour routes alerting the public of the detour/closure will be posted on-site.

 

Please note that this schedule is subject to change.

 

For construction related questions, please contact Rich Angelicola, Resident Engineer, AECOM at (860) 867-6460. For Amtrak service schedule information please visit www.amtrak.com or call 1(800) 872-7245.

 

This work is part of the overall upgrade of the New Haven-Hartford-Springfield rail line now branded as the CTrail Hartford Line scheduled to begin expanded service in May 2018.

 

Future updates on the status and location of construction activities will be provided on the NHHS Rail Program website at www.nhhsrail.com, Facebook, Twitter and by email. To receive email updates, please register on the NHHS Rail Program website.