CTDOT Press Releases
Public Invited to Meeting Regarding the Strawberry Hill Avenue Railroad Bridge Project in Norwalk
The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) will hold a virtual public information meeting concerning the Strawberry Hill Avenue Railroad Bridge Project in Norwalk on Tuesday, July 25, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. The purpose of the project is to install a new railroad bridge superstructure and upgrade the bridge substructure.
The meeting provides the community the opportunity to learn about the proposed project and to allow an open discussion of any views and comments concerning the proposed improvements. The meeting will take place on Zoom, and registration is required. A question and answer (Q&A) session will immediately follow the presentation. The presentation will be recorded.
For instructions on how to access the meeting, ways to provide comments, and how to ask questions, please visit https://www.walkbridgect.com/other-projects/time-2-sha/.
“This project will update this critical railroad bridge, improving the bridge’s structural integrity, as well as make the railroad bridge future-ready for faster tracks on the New Haven Line—one of the busiest commuter lines along the Northeast Corridor,” said Connecticut Department of Transportation Project Manager David Gruttadauria. “We encourage the public to attend this meeting to share their feedback with the CTDOT project team to incorporate into the final design.”
The proposed improvements will not require property acquisitions.
Construction is anticipated to begin in the fall of 2023, based on the availability of funding and permit approval(s). The estimated construction cost for this project is approximately $10 million. This project is anticipated to be undertaken with eighty percent (80%) federal funds and twenty percent (20%) state funds. The project is identified as State Project No. 0301-0189.
Individuals with limited internet access may listen to the meeting by calling (929) 205-6099 and entering Meeting ID 942 5898 6433. Persons with hearing and/or speech disabilities may dial 711 for Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS). Persons with limited internet access may also request that project information be mailed to them within one week by contacting David Gruttadauria at David.Gruttadauria@ct.gov.
Language assistance may be requested by contacting the CTDOT Language Assistance Call Line at (860) 594-2109. Requests should be made at least five business days before the meeting. Language assistance is provided at no cost to the public, and efforts will be made to respond to timely requests for assistance.
Closed captioning will be available. Non-English translation options will be available on Zoom and YouTube. The recording will also be available on CTDOT’s YouTube Virtual Public Information Meeting playlist within 3 days following the meeting: https://portal.ct.gov/ctdotvpimarchive.
Members of the public may submit comments and questions during the two-week public comment period following the meeting. Please direct comments and questions by July 27, 2023, to (860) 594-2020, or by mail to David Gruttadauria, Project Manager, at (860) 594-2079 or David.Gruttadauria@ct.gov. Please reference State Project No. 0301-0189 in your email or voicemail.
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