Project No. 83-251, Construction of a Salt Shed and Stores Building and Project No. 83-260, Construction of a Bridge Facility and Reserve Salt Shed
CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
|FOR RELEASE:December 10 , 2008||
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TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
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State Transportation Commissioner Joseph F. Marie announced today that the Department is developing plans for the construction of two projects on the site of the existing repair and maintenance facility at
The first project, Project No. 83-251, involves construction on the upper site to the north of the existing repair and maintenance facility. The project involves the construction of a 96-foot long salt shed and a 2,450 square foot single-story steel-framed storage building with a concrete knee wall and metal siding. Site improvements to support the new building will also be performed, including new pavement and a storm water basin. The present schedule indicates that final design plans will be available in February 2009. The project will be state funded.
The second project, Project No. 83-260, involves construction on the lower site to the south of the existing repair and maintenance facility. This project involves the construction of a 20,000 square foot single-story steel-framed building with masonry and metal siding and a 4,960 square foot wooden reserve salt shed. Site improvements to support the new buildings will also be performed, including new pavement and storage yards, new utility services including natural gas, domestic water, and sanitary drainage. The present schedule indicates that final design plans will be available in August 2009. The project will be state funded.