Residents can add input on two bridges in New Britain slated to be rehabilitated for $7.5 million

The Connecticut State Department of Transportation will host an informational session and subsequent public comment period for two bridges that are slated to be rehabilitated in the city. The rehabilitation of the bridge on High Street, listed under Bridge No. 04247, will cost approximately $5.3 million. The bridge is at the cross of the Boston & Maine (B&M) Railroad, which crosses over Route 72 in New Britain. Rehabilitation will consist of full depth roadway reconstruction, addition of a waterproofing membrane, creation of positive drainage system, reconstructing deteriorated rigid frame section joints and other repairs. Additionally, there will be a sidewalk reconstruction along High Street and full depth railroad reconstruction. The rehabilitation of the bridge on Washington Street, listed under Bridge No. 04246, will cost approximately $2.2 million.

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