CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7456
FOR RELEASE: March 12, 2009
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
WEB SITE: www.ct.gov/dot
DOT Seeks Input on Draft 2009 Long-Range Transportation Plan
The Connecticut Department of Transportation has announced the availability of the Draft Long-Range Transportation Plan for the State of
"This plan will serve as a framework for preparing future, more project-specific transportation plans, such as the Department's Master Transportation Plan and State Transportation Improvement Program," said Commissioner Marie, "so I encourage people to read it and provide their input."
"In developing this plan, the Department considered the recommendations of
The Draft 2009 LRP will be available for public review beginning March 17, 2009. It is available on the Connecticut Department of Transportation's web site, https://www.ct.gov/dot under “Publications," or directly via https://www.ct.gov/dot/cwp/view.asp?a=3531&q=259760. Hard copies of the draft plan will be available for review at the Department’s Headquarters in
The Department will be holding four public information meetings, one in the afternoon and three in the evening, to provide an overview of the Draft 2009 LRP and to provide the public with an opportunity to comment on this draft document.
PUBLIC MEETING LOCATIONS & TIMES
Tuesday, March 31, 2009 Tuesday, March 31, 2009
1 p.m. – 3 p.m. 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Connecticut Department of Transportation
Conference Room A
Wednesday, April 1, 2009 Thursday, April 2, 2009
7 p.m. – 9 p.m. 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
236 Grand Street 999 Broad Street
The meeting places are handicapped accessible. The Department will attempt to accommodate persons with special needs. Persons who wish to attend a meeting and require special accommodations or language assistance should contact the Department’s Office of Communications at (860) 594-3061 (voice only) or by e-mail at DOTAccommodations@po.state.ct.us by March 23, 2009.
You may also submit written comments by mail or electronically. Include your name, address and, if applicable, the name of the organization or company you represent. Comments received on or before April 30, 2009, will be reviewed as part of the process for preparing the final 2009 LRP. Comments should be addressed to: Ms. Roxane Fromson, Transportation Supervising Planner, Bureau of Policy and Planning, Connecticut Department of Transportation,