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Public Invited to Virtual Informational Meeting Regarding the Rehabilitation of Bridge Carrying South Street over I-84 in Middlebury

The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) will conduct a virtual public information meeting concerning the Rehabilitation of Bridge No. 01164 carrying South Street over I-84 on March 5, 2024, at 7:00 p.m. 


The virtual public information meeting is being held to provide the public and local community the opportunity to offer comments or ask questions regarding the proposed project. The meeting will take place on Zoom, and registration is required. A question and answer (Q&A) session will immediately follow the presentation, which will be recorded. For instructions on accessing the meeting and ways to provide comments and ask questions, please visit http://portal.ct.gov/DOTMiddlebury80-132.


“This project will correct structural deficiencies of the existing pin and hanger assemblies and will replace the existing reinforced concrete deck”, said Francisco Fadul. “We encourage the public to attend this meeting to share their feedback with the CTDOT project team to incorporate into the design.” 

The purpose of the project is to rehabilitate Bridge No. 01164, which carries South Street over I-84. The rehabilitation will correct structural deficiencies of the existing pin and hanger assemblies, replace the existing reinforced concrete deck, and repair/strengthen structural steel. The Maintenance and Protection of Traffic and Construction Sequencing are considering site access from I-84, and a detour of South Street for bridge work.


Right-of-way impacts associated with the proposed project are not anticipated.


Construction is anticipated to begin in Spring 2026 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 $ 10.5 million. This project is anticipated to be undertaken with 80 percent Federal funds and 20 percent State funds.


Individuals with limited internet access can listen to the meeting by calling (877) 853-5257 and enter Meeting ID 828 2438 5952. Individuals with hearing and/or speech disabilities may dial 711 for Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS). Individuals with limited internet access may also request that project information be mailed to them within one week by contacting Francisco Fadul at Francisco.Fadul@ct.gov or (860) 594-2078.


Language assistance may be requested by contacting the CTDOT Language Assistance Call Line (860) 594-2109. Requests should be made at least five business days prior to the meeting. Language assistance is provided at no cost to the public and efforts will be made to respond to timely requests for assistance.


This meeting will also be livestreamed on the CTDOT YouTube channel; no registration is required. Non-English language closed captioning will be available on Zoom and YouTube. The recording will also be posted immediately following the meeting in the list of CTDOT virtual public meetings at portal.ct.gov/ctdotVPIMarchive.


Members of the public can submit comments and questions during the two-week public comment period following the meeting. Please submit comments and questions by March 19, 2024 to DOTProject0080-0132@ct.gov and 860-594-2020 or Francisco Fadul, Francisco.Fadul@ct.gov; (860) 594-2078. Please reference State Project No. 0080-0132 in the email or voicemail.






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