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ConnDOT plans work on Route 1 in Norwalk

NORWALK, Conn. – This is a press release, presented in the format in which it was sent:

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a nighttime milling and resurfacing project will be performed on Route 1 in Norwalk, beginning Sunday, August 27, 2017.

The project consists of milling and resurfacing the 2.27 miles of Route 1 in Norwalk.  This project is scheduled to occur Sunday, August 27, 2017 through Friday, September 29, 2017.  The milling segment of this project is anticipated to be performed on Sunday, August 27, 2017 through Tuesday morning, September 12, 2017.  The resurfacing segment of this project is anticipated to be performed on Sunday, September 17, 2017 to the morning of Friday,  September 29, 2017.

No work will occur during the Labor Day weekend from Friday morning September 1, 2017 through Monday, September 4, 2017.  Work will resume on Tuesday night September 5, 2017.

LANE CLOSURE INFO

Motorists can expect lane closures on Route 1 from the Darien Town Line to Belden Avenue.  Traffic control personnel and signing patterns will be utilized to guide motorists through the work zone. The regular work schedule for this project is 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.  (Sunday through Thursday)

Motorists should be aware that modifications or extensions to this schedule may become necessary due to weather delays or other unforeseen conditions.  Motorists are advised to maintain a safe speed when driving in this vicinity.

 

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6 comments

Bryan Meek August 23, 2017 at 8:42 am

How about they finish the hole they dug on the corner of Westport Ave and East Ave? Anyone know why they abandoned this and left the gaping open hole there?

Patrick Cooper August 23, 2017 at 11:06 am

@Mr. Meek – I believe that corner is set for changing and widening two-three of the corners – but of course it will do nothing for the congestion coming east bound. As you know – those intersections are the absolute worst – and the block the box lines have done nothing either.

I recall a picture of Bob Duff wearing a smile and holding a shovel. Of course, there are 75 of those per year, so I could be mistaken.

Bryan Meek August 23, 2017 at 2:19 pm

I don’t think it’s part of this resurfacing project either. Rt 1 is at least 5 miles long from Costco to Whole Foods. This article says 2 1/4 miles ending at Belden. Maybe that’s the best spot for a photo op?

Bryan Meek August 23, 2017 at 4:21 pm

They haven’t touched that intersection in over a month since ripping it apart. Something’s up.

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