CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7456
|FOR RELEASE: July 9, 2013
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
Traffic Signal Upgrades - Hartford Area Towns
The Connecticut Department of Transportation (Department) is developing plans to upgrade traffic control signals at 17 locations in the cities/towns of Bloomfield, East Hartford, Enfield, Manchester, Meriden, New Britain, Newington, Plainville, West Hartford and Wethersfield.
The following intersections are included:
Project No. 171-356:
∑ Enfield - Route 191 (Broad Brook Road) at Abbe Road
∑ Newington - Route 175 (Cedar Street) at Route 176 (Main Street)
∑ West Hartford - Route 71 (New Britain Avenue) at SR 535 (Ridgewood Road) and Drive to Sears
Project No. 171-358:
∑ Bloomfield - Route 185 (Simsbury Road) at Route 218 (Hall Boulevard and North Main Street)
∑ Bloomfield - Route 178 (Park Avenue) at School Street
∑ East Hartford - S.R. 502 (Silver Lane) at Oak Street
∑ Enfield - Route 220 (Shaker Road) at Route 192 (North Maple Street)
∑ Manchester - Route 83 (Oakland Street) at Sheldon Road and North School Street
∑ Meriden - Route 71 (West Main Street) at West Main Street and Chamberlain Highway
∑ New Britain - Route 71 (Stanley Street) at Barbour Road
∑ New Britain - Route 71 at Stanley Street
∑ New Britain - Route 71 (Stanley Street) at Blake Road
∑ Newington - Route 174 (New Britain Avenue) at Maple Hill Avenue
∑ Plainville - Route 10 (East Street) at Whiting Street and Shuttle Meadow Road
∑ Plainville - Route 10 (Farmington Avenue) at Northwest Drive
∑ Wethersfield - Route 175 (Wells Road) at Wolcott Hill Road
∑ Wethersfield - Route 3 (Maple Street) at Mill Street and Drive to Lasher Court Housing
It is the Departmentís policy to keep the public involved when such projects are undertaken.
It is important that the community share its concerns with us to assist in the projectís development. At this time, it is anticipated that an informational meeting or formal public hearing will not be necessary.
The design plans for the project are expected to be completed in April 2014 with a tentative advertising date for construction of June 2014. Anyone interested in requesting information on this project may do so by contacting Mr. David M. Fabry, Project Manager, at (860) 594-2724. Please make reference to Project Nos. 171-356 and 171-358.