Posted on December 1, 2021
The Department of Transportation (DOT) is developing plans to upgrade existing pedestrian crossing equipment (to include countdown pedestrian indications, accessible pedestrian pushbuttons, and concurrent pedestrian phasing) in an effort to improve accessibility and pedestrian safety at 14 locations statewide, including:
It is DOT’s policy to keep the public informed and involved when such projects are undertaken. At this time, it is anticipated that an informational meeting or formal public hearing will not be held.
The design plans for these projects are expected to be completed in May 2022, with a tentative advertising date for construction of August 2022. Anyone interested in requesting information on this project may do so by contacting Ethan Donecker, Project Manager via email at Ethan.Donecker@ct.gov. Please make reference to State Project No. 0171-0473.