ConnDOT – New Haven Line Walk Bridge Replacement – Connecticut - Project Profile
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The Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) is planning to undertake the construction a railway bridge in Connecticut, the US.
The project involves the replacement of a railway bridge over the Norwalk River. It includes the construction of bridge pillars, supporting walls, concrete pavements and related facilities, dredging and reclamation works, the installation of signaling systems and related equipment and the laying of railway tracks.
MTA Metro-North Railroad has been appointed as associated developer, Cianbro Corporation as contractor, WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff as project manager, Ammann & Whitney as consulting engineer and HDR, Inc. as cost engineer.
In April 2014, ConnDOT submitted an application to Government of Connecticut (GoC) for federal transportation funding of US$349 million.
In September 2014, GoC awarded US$161 million federal grant to design and replacement of the bridge under the Sandy Resiliency Project Program for states most affected by Storm Sandy.
In November 2014, State Bond Commission of Connecticut (SBC) approved more than US$53 million for the project as a grant.
HNTB has been appointed as design consultant while Terracon has been appointed as geotechnical consultant.
On September 6, 2016, ConnDOT and Federal Transit Administration (FTA) released Environmental Assessment (EA) on the project with a 45-day public comment period until October 21, 2016.
On October 6, 2016, a public hearing on the EA was held.
EA on the project was open for public until December 5, 2016. ConnDOT will consider the public input and issue a Finding of No Significant Impact or proceed with the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The decision will be made in three to four months, according to the ConnDOT.
Bruce Beinfield has been appointed as an architect for this project.
As of March 2017, 30% of Preliminary design works are completed.
Preliminary design and environmental activities are underway.
Construction activities are expected to commence in 2019 with completion anticipated by 2022.
The project involves the replacement of a railway bridge over the Norwalk River in Norwalk, Connecticut, the US.
The US$460 million project includes following:
1. Construction of bridge pillars
2. Construction of supporting walls
3. Construction of concrete pavements
4. Construction of related facilities
5. Laying of railway tracks
6. Installation of signalling systems
7. Installation of related equipment
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