Posted on May 21, 2020 by hbrooks
I hope you are safe and healthy. I am writing with an update on the state’s phased reopening plan and a notice from the Dept. of Transportation of plans for traffic signal revisions in Monroe.
Gov. Lamont Releases New Details of State’s Phased Reopening Plan
At his daily press conference yesterday, Governor Lamont released new details of the state’s phased reopening plan that extends through the summer. The plan proceeds in three phases: Phase 1, which took effect yesterday; Phase 2, which will take effect on or around June 20; and Phase 3, which will take effect at least four weeks later. The slides below provide details on Phases 2 and 3:
In order to progress to Phase 2, the state must meet five criteria:
I will continue to keep you updated as the Phase 2 and 3 reopening plans materialize over the coming weeks and months.
Traffic Control Signal Revision Plans in Monroe
The Dept. of Transportation (DOT) is developing plans to remove the nighttime flashing signals, install video detection, and replace traffic controllers at select state-owned and maintained signals in southwestern Connecticut, including at three intersections in Monroe: Route 25 (Main St.) at Pepper St. & Drive to Industrial Park; Route 25 at Canterbury Square Drive; and Route 111 (Monroe Tpk.) at Monroe Plaza Dr. and Reda Center Dr.
The design plans for this project are expected to be completed by October 2022 with tentative start of construction in early 2023.