VN Engineers Working with City of Waterbury to Upgrade Traffic Signals

VN Engineers Working with City of Waterbury to Upgrade Traffic Signals

Notice of Public Information Meeting

The City of Waterbury has been awarded federal funding for a traffic signal system project from the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) program. The vision for this project includes upgrading traffic signal controllers and intersection interconnect for existing signals in the core of downtown Waterbury (bounded by Meadow Street to the west, West Main Street to the north, East Main Street to the east, and Grand Avenue to the south). The project entails the redesign of the traffic control signals at fifteen intersections within the project limits. This project will complement other improvement efforts programmed in the downtown business district.

 

State Project No. 151-325

PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING TO BE HELD

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2019

at the

UCONN Waterbury Campus

Multi-Purpose Room 119

99 East Main Street

Waterbury, CT 06702

 

Representatives from the City of Waterbury and their consultant, VN Engineers, Inc. will be available from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm. Formal Presentation at 6:00 pm.

Residents, commuters, business owners, and other interested individuals are encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to learn about and discuss the proposed project. Right-of-way impacts associated with the proposed project are not anticipated. Construction is anticipated to begin in spring 2021 based on the availability of funding, acquisition of rights of way and approval of permit(s). The estimated construction cost for this project is approximately $2,670,000. This project is anticipated to be undertaken with 100 percent Federal Funds and zero percent State funds.

The Public Informational Meeting is being held to afford a full opportunity for public participation and to allow open discussion of any views and comments the community may have concerning

this proposed project. The meeting facility is ADA accessible. Language assistance may be requested by contacting the City of Waterbury Bureau of Engineering at (203) 574-6851 extension 7182. Requests should be made at least five (5) business days prior to the meeting. Persons having a hearing and/or speech disability may dial 711 for Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) and instruct the operator to contact (203) 574-6851. Language assistance is provided at no cost to the public and efforts will be made to respond to timely requests for assistance. If postponement of the public informational meeting is required due to inclement weather or other conditions, it will be held on November 20, 2019 at the original hour and location.

 

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