- Newington Road (New Britain Avenue to Sampson Street) – Water Main Improvement Project - The project installed new water main to replace old, existing, infrastructure and services have been renewed/installed to the property line. This project was awarded to Paramount Construction and substantially completed in the fall of 2022. Final restoration of the payment surface is tentatively scheduled for the week of July 9, 2023. The work will be performed at night between the hours of 7 PM to 5 AM, as required by the CT DOT and will take approximately 4 nights to complete (weather dependent). Click here for MDC Construction Notice.
- South Hartford Conveyance and Storage Tunnel (SHCST) is a four-mile long deep rock tunnel constructed to convey and temporarily store wastewater from portions of Hartford and West Hartford during storm events. The tunnel will extend from the Hartford Water Pollution Control facility in the South Meadows of Hartford to Talcott Road in West Hartford. When completed, the tunnel will minimize sewer overflows into the local waterways, the Connecticut River and Long Island Sound during major storm events. The SHCST project is the largest infrastructure component of the MDC's Clean Water Project and the largest contract ever awarded by the MDC. For more information visit: https://www.thecleanwaterproject.com/.
- Oakwood Avenue Water Main Replacement - The project will replace 1,300 feet of water main along Oakwood Avenue (between the railroad tracks and Dexter Avenue). Additionally, new water services will be installed to adjacent properties. The project will begin on or about the week of April 3, 2023 and is expected to last six to eight weeks. Motorists should expect delays or detours and seek alternate routes. Work hours will generally be Monday through Friday, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM. Click here for the MDC Construction Notice.
CTDOT 155-171 Safety and Operational Improvements on I-84
The Department of Transportation (DOT) has contracted with O&G Industries, Inc. to construct a $54 million roadway improvement project. The purpose of this project is to provide safety and operational improvements on I-84. Major components completed to date include adding an additional lane on I-84 Westbound between Exits 43 and 39A, adding an additional lane on I-84 Eastbound between Exits 40 and 41 and replacing three bridges over Berkshire Road and Ridgewood Road. The project began on March 2, 2020 and is anticipated to be completed in July, 2023.
More information can also be found at www.I84westhartford.com.
CTDOT 155-176 Intersection Improvements at Albany Avenue (US-44) and North Main Street (CT-218)
The Department of Transportation (DOT) has begun design of the Albany Avenue (US-44) and North Main Street (CT-218) intersection, which will provide pedestrian and vehicle safety and operational improvement. The current estimated project cost is $5.5 million. Design is expected to continue until early 2025. Construction should begin in mid-2025 and be completed in 2026. A virtual Public Informational Meeting is tentatively scheduled for July 13, 2023. Additional details will be posted once provided by DOT.