Posts tagged ‘Tosun Rd.’

February 5th, 2013

Town Council To Discuss Bridge

by Christopher O'Brien

The Wolcott Town Council is meeting tonight at 7:30. Among the items on the agenda include a resolution for improvements to Tosun Rd. to the State’s Dept. of Transportation. The town just completed a multimillion dollar project in the industrial area near the Waterbury line to add gas lines, waterlines and improve drainage. One of the last remaining problems with the zone has been access by trucks on the one-way portion of Tosun Road from Route 69. Currently, the curve

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August 24th, 2011

Road Construction Report

by LonSeidman

Route 69 in the North End of town will continue to be slow as the State DOT continues to re-align the intersection with Woodtick and Long Swamp Roads. A section of Wolcott Rd. has been dug up exposing a dirt section lined with cones at Long Swamp. Expect a slow traffic pattern at the busy three street intersection as vehicles negotiate the dirt roadway. Local businesses including A Little Bite of Everything, Harold’s Country Store, and J & M Pizza are open.

Woodtick Rd. may also see delays as brush is cleared and fill is placed just south of the intersection. Eventually, Clark St. will be turned into a dead end and a traffic light will be placed at the new intersection. Wolcott Rd. will be physically moved about 15 feet to the west. This project is expected to be completed before winter.

Work in the Industrial Park has begun this week. Cocchiola Paving has begun placing drainage culverts and piping near the intersection of Tosun and Nutmeg Valley Roads. Those structures are on the roadway as the company begins to improve drainage in the area.

Truck traffic may still pass through the area, although the intersection will be limited to a single lane at times.

This project is part of an ongoing commitment to improve drainage in the low lying area, as well as reconstruct the road and lay new utilities. Federal grants are funding the bulk of the project and the project is expected to take approximately three seasons.