Connecticut Department of Transportation 2016

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From Greenwich to Westport, Highway Lane Closures Day & Night Starting Monday, Dec 5

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Nighttime highway work is already closing lanes on Interstate 95 at various spots between Greenwich and Westport, and for the week starting Monday, Dec. 5 more is on the way for daytime hours, both on I-95 and the Merritt Parkway, state officials have announced. (more…) Continue Reading →

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I-95 Lane Closures and Others in or Near Darien This Week

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Lanes will close on Interstate 95 in Darien on Tuesday and Wednesday, and in Greenwich on Monday — and for about three weeks on South State Street in Stamford, according to announcements from the Connecticut Department of Transportation. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Officials: Hoyt Street Sidewalk Work Held Up by State Transportation Dept

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The project to build new sidewalks along the southern end of Hoyt Street was supposed to be complete before school started and kids were headed into and out of Holmes School, but crews were working on the sidewalk actually in front of Holmes on the first day of school. (more…) Continue Reading →

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I-95 Lane Closures from Darien to Westport, and Overnight in Greenwich

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Two Connecticut Department of Transportation bridge maintenance projects will close lanes and slow traffic on Interstate 95 this week — a daytime project in Darien, Norwalk and Wesport and a nighttime project in Greenwich. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Jim Cameron’s Statement at Transportation Dept Fare-Increase Public Hearing

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Here’s the prepared statement from Darien resident Jim Cameron, head of the Commuter Action Group, gave to state officials at Wednesday night’s public hearing in Stamford on proposed fare increases for Connecticut train riders: (more…) Continue Reading →

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App Coming for New Haven Line Tickets; Bike Racks Now on All Trains

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An app to buy train tickets from your phone will soon be available for commuters on the New Haven Line, including branch lines like the New Canaan Branch, state and Metro-North officials announced Thursday. Officials also announced that bike racks are now available on all New Haven Line trains. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Buses Replace Most Friday, Weekend Trains on New Canaan Branch This Friday Through Aug 21

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Buses will replace most trains for Friday and weekend service on Metro-North’s New Canaan Branch starting this Friday and continuing through Aug. 21 as work is done on railroad crossings, Metro-North and the Connecticut Department of Transportation have announced. (more…) Continue Reading →

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ConnDOT Official: Talmadge Hill Station on ‘Top of List’ for Getting Canopies

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Talmadge Hill Railroad Station, the only station on the New Haven Line without canopies overhead to protect waiting passengers from rain, snow and sleet, is on the “top of my list” for a canopy, said a top official with the state Department of Transportation. (more…) Continue Reading →

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ConnDOT Official: Noroton Heights Station Project Will Replace Platforms, Not Expand Them

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When all the Noroton Heights Railroad Station concrete platforms are replaced starting next spring, the state Department of Transportation won’t be expanding the platform, a department official said Wednesday at a meeting in Town Hall. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Nighttime Lane Closures on Merritt Parkway in Westport Thru Sept 2

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Nighttime work has restarted on replacing the North Avenue Bridge over the Merritt Parkway in Westport, resulting in lane closures at night about a mile east of Exit 42, the Connecticut Department of Transportation has announced. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Interstate 95 Road Work Near Darien Sunday Morning

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The Connecticut Department of Transportation has announced, at the last minute, road work projects closing lanes on Interstate 95 northbound-traffic lanes at these spots on or near Darien (the one in Darien appears to be over): (more…) Continue Reading →

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