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<   Route 66 Corridor Study

Route 66 at Route 151 and Depot Hill Road Intersection Improvements (Concept G)

Type:

Large

Complexity:

Moderate

Priority:

Mid term

Cost:

$4,200,000

Goals:

Widen the intersection to improve operation and mitigate delays and queues at the intersection; install multimodal facilities on Depot Hill Road and at the intersection to improve mobility and access of alternative travel modes

Elements:
  • Widen Route 66 at the intersection to provide opposing left-turn lanes and two through lanes in each direction along Route 66
  • Provide sufficient extension of receiving lanes and downstream lane merges on the departure side of the intersection
  • Eliminate the existing channelized right turn lane from Route 151 north to Route 66 east
  • Provide shared bike lane and sidewalk on Depot Hill Road extending to the Air Line Trail to the north
  • Provide sidewalks, crosswalks, pedestrian signals, and push buttons at the intersection
  • Minor right of way taking of private property
Permits:
  • Town roadway construction permits for construction within Town right-of-way
  • CTDOT approval and/or encroachment permit for construction within CTDOT right-of-way
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