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CT Upgrading Pedestrian Features at Traffic Signals

Berlin intersections at Route 372 to see upgrades.

CT Upgrading Pedestrian Features at Traffic Signals
A news release from the Connecticut Department of Transportation:

Upgrades to Pedestrian Control Features at Traffic Control Signals in Various Central Connecticut Towns 

The Connecticut Department of Transportation (Department) is developing plans to upgrade pedestrian control features at 16 existing state-maintained traffic control signals to include countdown pedestrian indications, accessible pedestrian signals and detectors in the cities/towns of Berlin, East Hartford, Hartford, Manchester, Middletown, Rocky Hill, Vernon, West Hartford and Wethersfield. The following intersections are included:

Project No. 171-381:

  1. Berlin – Route 372 (Mill Street) at Webster Square Road (Int. No. 007-226)
  2. East Hartford – Route 517 (Main Street) at Lilac St. and Drive to Coca Cola (Int. No. 042-228)
  3. Hartford – Route 44 (Albany Avenue) at Green Street and Williams Street (Int. No. 063-277)
  4. Manchester – Route 6/44 (East Center Street) at Summit St. and Drive to Professional Building (Int. No. 076-224)
  5. Manchester – Route 6/44 (East Center Street) at Spruce Street (Int. No. 076-236)
  6. Manchester – Route 6/44 (Middle Turnpike East) at Vernon Street and Riverside Drive (Int. No. 076-245)
  7. Manchester – Route 502 (Spencer Street) at Hillstown Road (Int. No. 076-246)
  8. Middletown – Route 66 (Washington Street) at Old Mill Road and Boston Road (Int. No. 082-209)
  9. Middletown – Route 66 (Washington Street) at High Street (Int. No. 082-212)
  10. Middletown – Route 66 (Washington Street) at Pearl Street (Int. No. 082-213)
  11. Rocky Hill – Route 99 (Silas Deane Highway) at Route 160 (Glastonbury Avenue)  (Int. No. 118-204)
  12. Rocky Hill – Route 160 (Elm Street) at West Elm Site Drive and the Oaks Dr. (Int. No. 118-236)
  13. Vernon – Route 30 (Hartford Turnpike) at Dobson Road (Int. No. 146-230)
  14. West Hartford – Route 44 (Albany Avenue) at Trout Brook Drive and King Philip Drive (Int. No. 155-207)
  15. West Hartford – Route 529 (New Britain Avenue) at South Street and Private Drive (Int. No. 155-226)
  16. Wethersfield – Route 99 (Silas Deane Highway) at Route 175 (Wells Rd.) and Wells Road (Int. No. 159-222)

It is the Department’s policy to keep the public informed and involved when such projects are undertaken.  It is important that the community share its concerns with us to assist in the project’s 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 August 2014 with a tentative advertising date for construction of October 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 No. 171-381.

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