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Notice of Construction

Replacement of Pan Am Railways Crossing, Main Street

Department of Public Works


                       Replacement of Pan Am Railways At-Grade Crossing

                       Main Street, New Britain, Connecticut


TYPE OF PROJECT:  The upgrading of the Main Street railroad at-grade crossing on the Pan-Am Railway. The upgrade includes replacement of the existing crossing surface. Work will be performed by Pan-Am Railway

WHERE:  City of New Britain, Main Street between Columbus Boulevard and East Main Street.

WHEN:  Complete road closure of Main Street at the railroad at-grade crossing between Columbus Boulevard and East Main Street will begin at 7:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 15, 2017 and is expected to remain closed until 3:00 p.m. Friday, November 17, 2017. Pedestrian access is expected to remain closed until 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 15, 2017.

TERMINI:  Work will be confined to the area of the railroad at-grade crossing.

SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES:  A three (3) day road closure to vehicular traffic and a one (1) day closure to pedestrian traffic are expected at the railroad at-grade crossing. All associated emergency personnel for the City of New Britain have been notified. The detour will be implemented via fixed message signs installed by Pan-Am Railways contractor and the presence of City of New Britain Police Department Special Duty personnel for the duration of the closure.

CONTACT PERSON: Should you have any questions regarding this work, please contact Robert Trottier of the City of New Britain Public Works Department at (860) 826-3355 or at Robert.Trottier@NewBritainCT.Gov.

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