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  • East Avenue to close overnight underneath the railroad bridge for utility work
    Beginning Monday, September 27, East Avenue will be closed during weeknights for approximately three weeks from 8:00 PM - 6:00 AM, between Ft. Point Street and Winfield Street under the East Avenue Railroad Bridge. Watch a video to learn how to navigate this detour.
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  • CTDOT's Walk Bridge Program Celebrates Completion of Historic Restoration Project
    The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) join state and local officials at a ribbon-cutting event to celebrate the completion of a $1.2 million restoration project at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum in Norwalk, CT.
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  • Walk Bridge Program Activities Anticipated the Week of October 15 - October 25
    Track upgrades on the New Haven Line and Danbury Branch; roadway activity along East Avenue in East Norwalk.
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  • Replacement of the Walk Bridge Over the Norwalk River

    Construction for the Walk Bridge Project is anticipated to begin in spring 2022, pending receipt of a series of environmental permits from the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (CTDEEP), the Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) and the United States Coast Guard (USCG). 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 be complete and in service in 2022. [read more]

  • Danbury Branch Dockyard Project

    Danbury Branch Dockyard Project construction began in fall 2017. Replacement of the Ann Street Bridge superstructure was completed in August 2019 and track work was completed in 2020. The project will be fully complete in 2022. [read more]

  • Advance Utility Project

    The Advance Utility Project construction began in late summer 2021 along East Avenue in East Norwalk. Utilities will be upgraded and, if necessary, replaced and relocated to accommodate further infrastructure improvements. The project is anticpated to be fully complete in 2024. (read more)

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