he state Department of Transportation last week awarded an $18.7 million contract to a New Haven construction firm to build a new Main Street in downtown Derby. C.J. Fucci Inc. was awarded the job for the Route 34 widening project on Jan. 3. Construction is scheduled to start April 1, 2022, according to a DOT spokesperson. Route 34, a state road, is called Main Street locally. The project includes the reconstruction of Route 34 (Main Street) from the Derby-Shelton bridge to the Route 8 interchange. The Derby-Shelton bridge is currently undergoing a separate, $6.3 million renovation project. The work is expected to take two to three years to complete. C.J. Fucci Inc. was the lowest of six bidders, The Valley Indy reported in November.