CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
|FOR RELEASE: August 29, 2017||
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
WEB SITE: www.ct.gov/dot
Construction Update: Town of Windsor – Railroad Crossing Work
August – September 2017
East Barber/Meadow Road Railroad Crossings (Daytime Work Hours): Construction activities will continue through Friday, September 8 at the existing East Barber and Meadow Road railroad crossing in Windsor, with one-way alternating traffic during the hours of 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. The work at these locations will occur weekdays only.
Island Road Railroad Crossing (Daytime/Nighttime Work Hours): Beginning on Friday, September 8th at 6:30 p.m. and continuing through Monday, September 11th at 5:00 p.m. the existing Island Road railroad crossing in Windsor will be closed to through traffic. There will be construction noise throughout this period and temporary lighting to support overnight work in the area.
This work is necessary to accommodate railroad crossing improvements.
Traffic personnel will be in place throughout the duration of construction. Signs, variable message boards and detour routes alerting the public of the detour/closure will be posted on-site.
Please note that this schedule is subject to change.
For construction related questions, please contact Rich Angelicola, Resident Engineer, AECOM at (860) 867-6460. For Amtrak service schedule information please visit www.amtrak.com or call 1(800) 872-7245.
This work is part of the overall upgrade of the New Haven-Hartford-Springfield rail line – now branded as the CTrail Hartford Line – scheduled to begin expanded service in May 2018.
Future updates on the status and location of construction activities will be provided on the NHHS Rail Program website at www.nhhsrail.com, Facebook, Twitter and by email. To receive email updates, please register on the NHHS Rail Program website.