CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546 NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT 06131-7546
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TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
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I-84 / ROUTE 8 WATERBURY INTERCHANGE NEEDS STUDY (WINS) PUBLIC INFORMATIONAL MEETING SCHEDULED
The Public Informational Meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. with an informal open house. A brief presentation of the study findings and alternatives developed to date will begin at 7:00 p.m., followed again by an interactive informal session until 9:00 p.m.
The Department and the consulting firm of Wilbur Smith & Associates will present information describing the alternatives being considered. This information has been published in a Technical White Paper, which is available for review and comment on the study web site at www.i84wins.com, at the Silas Bronson Library and in the City Planning Office. Graphics illustrating the alternatives will also be available for public viewing at the June 26th Public Information Meeting.
Commissioner Carpenter emphasized that “residents, business owners, commuters and other interested stakeholders are welcome and encouraged to take advantage of this opportunity to discuss their concerns and assist the Department in developing the improvement plan for this complex interchange. Stakeholders can visit the web site to view the study information and available reports, and participate in this very important effort.”
Deaf and hearing impaired persons wishing to attend this meeting and requiring an interpreter can make arrangements by contacting the Department of Transportation’s Office of Communications at (860) 594-3062 at least five working days prior to the meeting.