CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
|FOR RELEASE: July 3, 2017||
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
WEB SITE: www.ct.gov/dot
Upgrade of Railroad Crossing on Long Ridge Road in Redding
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that work to upgrade the at-grade railroad crossing carrying the Danbury Branch of the Metro-North Commuter Railroad on Long Ridge Road in Redding, will begin on Friday, July 7, 2017. To facilitate the work, Long Ridge Road will be closed at the crossing beginning at 10 AM on Friday, July 7, until Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 4 PM.
The project will be performed and a detour will be implemented via signage by Metro-North Commuter Railroad. Work will be confined to the area of the at-grade crossing.
On Saturday (July 8th) and Sunday (July 9th) there will be no train service between Danbury and Norwalk. Alternate bus service will be provided during this period. Bus schedules will be posted at the stations and online. Please refer to the MTA website for more information. Train service is expected to resume on schedule on Monday (July 10th).
There will be an increase in noise levels in the vicinity of the railroad crossing due to the construction. There also will be construction activities occurring at night starting Friday (July 7th) until Monday morning (July 10th).