Route 3 Traffic and Development Study
State Project DOT01180160

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The Route 3 Traffic and Development Study was conducted in cooperation with the Town of Rocky Hill, the Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG), and the Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT). The main roadways included in the study were as follow: Cromwell Avenue (Route 3), West Street (SR 411), Brook Street, New Britain Avenue (Route 160), Elm Street (Route 160), and Main Street (Route 99). Local roads that play an important role in traffic circulation within this network were reviewed as well.

Study Mission Statements
The purpose was to develop a comprehensive transportation plan for the study area to guide the Town and State on future transportation system improvements.

  • Develop sustainable strategies and recommendations to provide a measured approach, identifying both short-term and long range study area transportation system improvement scenarios that accommodate projected growth of the Town of Rocky Hill
  • Identify improvement strategies that recognize and accommodate all modes of transportation within the study area, including transit, pedestrians, and bicycles, providing a complete transportation network
  • Seek improvements to the study area transportation system that enhance and preserve the character and setting of residential neighborhoods
  • Formalize a transportation system management and improvement plan that effectively correlates growth in development with enhancements to the study area transportation system and presents them in a manner that will assist the town in assessing development proposals.

Study MaterialsStudy materials are available in PDF format for download from the links below.

Executive Summary
Full Report

For more information on this study and other regional initiatives, visit the CRCOG website at