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Public Comment Period: Draft 2025-2028 TIP

Public Comment Period: Draft 2025-2028 TIP

3/21/2024 Update:

In response to the comments received so far during the SWRMPO TIP public comment period, CTDOT has initiated an adjustment to the description for Project #0158-0214. The Draft 2025-2028 SWRMPO TIP will be updated to adjust the existing description; the new description for Project #0158-0214 will be “BRIDGE IMPROVEMENTS – BR 01349 o/ SAUGATUCK RIVER”.

Western Connecticut Council of Governments (WestCOG), as host to the Housatonic Valley Metropolitan Planning Organization (HVMPO) and South Western Region Metropolitan Planning Organization (SWRMPO), is opening a public comment period for the draft 2025-2028 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The draft TIP is being updated and will be considered for endorsement at the HVMPO and SWRMPO meeting on April 18, 2024.  It is being circulated beforehand to ensure that community concerns are properly included. In accordance with the WestCOG Public Involvement Plan, HVMPO and SWRMPO  is initiating a public comment period which will begin at noon March 1, 2024 and conclude at noon on April 1, 2024.

Also considered for endorsement are the CT Department of Transportation (CTDOT) draft Air Quality Conformity Determinations for Ozone and Particulates. The draft TIP and draft Air Quality Conformity Determination documents are available for inspection at westcog.org beginning March 1, 2024. Persons with limited internet access may contact WestCOG by telephone: 475-323-2071, via email: plan@westcog.org or mail the WestCOG office (1 Riverside Road, Sandy Hook, CT 06482) for assistance. Comments on the draft TIP or draft air quality conformity may be made by mail to the WestCOG office, email: plan@westcog.org telephone: 475-323-2071 or at the following public information meetings:

SWRMPO Public Information Meeting: Tuesday March 12, 2024 from 7pm-8pm at the Ferguson Library- 1 Public Library Plaza, Stamford, CT 06904

HVMPO Public Information Meeting: Tuesday March 19, 2024 from 7pm-8pm at the Danbury Library- 170 Main Street, Danbury CT 06810

Virtual Public Information Meeting: Thursday March 14, 2024 from 12pm-1pm over Zoom:https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83536146030 Meeting ID: 835 3614 6030

To register to make a comment at the public information meetings, 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. For language assistance or other accommodations, contact Western Connecticut Council of Governments at least five business days prior to the meeting at help@westcog.org

CTDOT’s draft 2025-2028 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) will be available for review for a 30-day public comment period from May 1-31, 2024. Comments from the public must be received on or before May 31, 2024. Comments should be emailed to DOT.STIPComments@ct.gov or mailed to Maribeth Wojenski, Bureau of Policy and Planning, Connecticut Department of Transportation, P.O. Box 317546, Newington, Connecticut 06131-7546. 

HVMPO 2025-2028 draft TIP

HVMPO Press Release 2025-2028 TIP

HVMPO 2025-2028 draft TIP Project Listing

SWRMPO draft 2025-2028 TIP

SWRMPO Press Release 2025-2028

SWRMPO 2025-2028 draft TIP Project Listing

Conformity Determination Report February 2024

DRAFT 2025 MATRIX BY PROJECT NUMBER

DRAFT 2025 STIP Narrative