Draft HVMPO 2021-2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP)

Public Comment

The draft Housatonic Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization (HVMPO) 2021-2024 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) is a dynamic list of all highway and public transit projects proposed to be undertaken utilizing Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration funding during federal fiscal years 2021-2024 within Bethel, Bridgewater, Brookfield, Danbury, New Fairfield, New Milford, Newtown, Redding, Ridgefield, and Sherman.

The draft TIP is being updated and will be considered for endorsement at the HVMPO meeting on October 15, 2020. It is being circulated beforehand to ensure that community concerns are properly included. In accordance with the WestCOG Public Participation Plan, HVMPO is initiating a public comment period which will begin on August 24, 2020 and conclude at noon on October 09, 2020. Also considered for endorsement are the CT Department of Transportation (CTDOT) draft Air Quality Conformity Determinations for Ozone and Particulates.


August 24, 2020. Beginning of the Public Comment Period
September 22, 2020. 7pm-8pm HVMPO Virtual Public Information Meeting.
September 29, 2020. WestCOG’s Technical Advisory Group (TAG) has the opportunity to make a recommendation to the MPO for the 10/15 MPO meeting
October 09, 2020. End of Public Comment Period
October 15, 2020 . HVMPO votes on the draft TIP and draft Air Quality Conformity Determinations for endorsement at the MPO meeting


How to Comment

Comments on the draft TIP or draft air quality conformity may be made by mail to the WestCOG office (1 Riverside Road, Sandy Hook, CT 06482), email: plan@westcog.org, telephone: 475-323-2071 or at the virtual public information meeting scheduled for September 22, 2020 7pm-8pm. Please go to westcog.org to access the link for the virtual meeting date. To register to make a comment at the virtual public information meeting please contact plan@westcog.org and provide your name as well as the subject matter you are commenting on. Comments will be addressed on a first-come, first-served basis and the meeting will conclude at 8pm.

Statewide TIP and PIP

The draft 2021-2024 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) and draft Public Involvement Procedures (PIP) for CTDOT will also be available for review and comment from August 24, 2020 to October 9, 2020. Information on these documents and review is available on the CTDOT STIP Website; Comments should be directed to Ms. Maribeth Wojenski, P.O. Box 317546, Newington, CT 06131.

Language Assistance

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