Due to the possibility of high storm winds, loss of power, and downed trees on Tuesday, August 4, the Connecticut Department of Transportation is requesting that train travel be restricted to essential travel only. Depending on conditions, rail service may be suspended in the afternoon. Updates will be provided online at https://portal.ct.gov/DOT, www.mta.info, www.amtrak.com, www.hartfordline.com, and www.shorelineeast.com.

 
  CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

NEWS RELEASE

2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546

FOR RELEASE: June 13, 2008
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
   OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
   TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
   Fax: (860) 594-3066
   Web site:
www.ct.gov/dot

Wilton, Connecticut Connecticut Department of Transportation officials are announcing that Aquarion Water Company of Connecticut will be shutting off the water supply to area businesses and residents on Route 7 in Wilton to allow work on the water main. In addition, the shutoff may also affect residents and businesses in neighboring areas. The shut offs will take place at night, from 10:00pm to 4:00am, as follows:

  • Tuesday, June 17 – High School Drive area
  • Thursday, June 26 – Cannon Road area

Residents and businesses in these areas will be notified by Aquarion prior to the water service being shut off.  The work is weather sensitive and may be rescheduled if weather conditions are not favorable. For more information, please contact Aquarion Water Company’s customer service at 203-445-7310.

The water shutoffs are in association with the reconstruction project on Route 7 in Wilton, that will accommodate two travel lanes, both northbound and southbound, for a length of approximately three miles from Wolfpit Road to Olmstead Hill Road. The project is scheduled for completion in April 2010.

Please use caution when traveling through the construction work zone to ensure the safety of motorists and construction personnel. 

WORK ZONES

DOUBLETROUBLE

Double Fines     Double Dangerous

For more information on this or other Connecticut Department of Transportation construction projects in Fairfield County, visit www.metropool.com or call MetroPool at 203-388-4409.  Outside the local Stamford calling area call (1-800-346-3743).