The Connecticut Department of Transportation has a plan to replace the Route 16 bridge over the Salmon River in East Hampton and has invited residents and others to learn more about it – and to comment on it at an upcoming virtual meeting.
The virtual public informational meeting for the bridge project East Hampton is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. on Thursday, October 5, according to the agency. The project is list by the DOT as Project 0041-0121.
“The purpose of the project is to is to address the structural deficiencies of State Bridge No. 00853, which carries Route 16 over the Salmon River in the town of East Hampton, and to provide a structure that accommodates safe travel for all facility users,” the agency said in a statement.
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The upcoming meeting is intended to “provide the community an opportunity to learn about the proposed project and allow an open discussion of any views and comments concerning the proposed improvements,” the agency said in a statement.
A Q&A session will immediately follow the presentation.
The DOT asks participants to register for the virtual public information meeting at this Zoom link and registration is required to participate. Once registered, participants will receive a confirmation email with a link to access the meeting, according to the agency.
This meeting will also be livestreamed on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/@ctdotofficial.
The public also can submit comments and questions during the two-week public comment period following the meeting, by Oct. 19, 2023 to: DOTProject41firstname.lastname@example.org; 860-594-2020; Francisco Fadul, Transportation Supervising Engineer, Francisco.Fadul@ct.gov, (860) 594-2078.
Closed captioning will be available and non-English translation options will be available on Zoom and YouTube, the agency said. The recording will be available on CTDOT’s YouTube Virtual Public Information Meeting playlist: portal.ct.gov/ctdotvpimarchive.
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