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  • Walk Bridge Welcome Center: Closed Until Further Notice
    In the wake of the COVID-19 coronavirus, the Welcome Center is closed to the general public until further notice.
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  • 240' Span Vertical Lift Bridge Rendering. The new bridge offers reliable rail service and maintains a vital link on the Northeast Corridor.
    240' Span Vertical Lift Bridge Rendering. The new bridge offers reliable rail service and maintains a vital link on the Northeast Corridor.
    Walk Bridge Program Activities Anticipated the Week of October 23 - November 2
    Walk Bridge Program activities anticipated the week of Friday, October 23 - Monday, November 2, 2020.
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  • Federal Judge Rules Walk Bridge May Proceed
    On July 8, 2019, a U.S. District Court Judge ruled in favor of the Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) regarding the process used to select a new design for the Walk railroad bridge over the Norwalk River in Norwalk. Judge Stefan Underhill ruled that the plaintiffs lacked standing to sue the DOT, and that the DOT had properly made its decision after considering other alternatives.
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  • Pre-School Class Takes Virtual Tour of the New Walk Bridge!
    Students from Greenwich, CT visited the Walk Bridge Welcome Center as part of the Program’s education initiative to learn about bridges from CTDOT engineers and take part in a virtual reality demonstration. Click the read more button to see a video of this state-of-the-art learning experience!
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  • CTDOT Engineers taught Greenwich Pre-School students about bridges at the Walk Bridge Welcome Center
    CTDOT Engineers taught Greenwich Pre-School students about bridges at the Walk Bridge Welcome Center
    Community Benefits
    There are a range of benefits to the community as part of the Walk Bridge Program. Click the link to learn more!
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  • Walk Bridge Welcome Center: Closed Until Further Notice
    In the wake of the COVID-19 coronavirus, the Welcome Center is closed to the general public until further notice.
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  • Replacement of the Walk Bridge Over the Norwalk River

    In November 2019, the Walk Bridge Replacement Project reached 90% design. Construction is anticipated in 2021. The total cost and schedule of the Walk Bridge Program including design, rights of way and construction, are currently being updated.{read more}

  • CP243 Interlocking

    The CP243 Interlocking Project construction began in fall 2017. Track and signal work, catenary foundation drilling, and tree clearing activities are conducted between Howard Avenue and Bridge Street near Norden Place. Construction of a new signal house on the New Haven Line between N. Water Street and N. Main Street began in late 2018. The CP243 project is anticipated to complete in winter 2022. [read more]

  • Danbury Branch Dockyard Project

    Danbury Branch Dockyard Project construction began in fall 2017, and is anticipated to complete in late 2020. Track work and catenary structure installation are underway. Work on the Ann Street Bridge superstructure replacement started in June 2018 and completed in August 2019. [read more]

  • Replacement of the Walk Bridge over the Norwalk River

    Surveying and subsurface investigation activities are underway in advance of construction on the Walk Bridge Replacement Project. Demolition of Goldstein Place properties for use in construction was completed Summer 2018.

  • Test Pile Program

    Pile-driving for the Test Pile Program associated with environmental, noise, and vibration studies was completed January 2019.

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