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DOT Planning RT-74 Re-Pavement in Tolland and Willington

Posted on December 8, 2021

Press Release from the Connecticut Department of Transportation

(December 6th, 2021)


NEWINGTON, CT – The Connecticut Department of Transportation’s (Department) Office of Engineering is developing plans to rehabilitate the pavement on CT Route 74 in the towns of Tolland and Willington.

The purpose of the project is to preserve the pavement condition. The project involves rehabilitating the pavement on CT Route 74 between mile markers 14.64 and 17.35 (see Project Area Map below).

Project Area Map for State Project No. 0171-0475 (Courtesy of CTDOT)

The present schedule indicates that the design will be completed in December 2021, with construction anticipated to start in spring 2022, assuming acceptance of the project, availability of funding and receipt of any required right-of-way and environmental permits.  This project will be undertaken with one hundred percent (100%) State funds.

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 the Department to assist in the project’s development.  A public informational meeting will not be conducted for this project as its scope is considered routine maintenance.

If anyone has any questions or comments on this project, contact Mr. Matthew R. Vail, P.E., Principal Engineer, at (860) 594-3274 or by e-mail at  Please make reference to State Project No. 0171-0475.