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Route 66 at Childs Road Operational Improvements (Concept I)

Type:

Small

Complexity:

Low

Priority:

Mid term

Cost:

$500,000

Goals:

Improve access and safety on Route 66 at Childs Road (East Hampton Middle School access) intersection with dedicated left-turn lane; install school zone signs and school zone speed limit signs to reduce speed and improve safety

Elements:
  • Establish a Route 66 westbound left-turn pocket at Childs Road to separate the left-turn and through traffic which is a heavy movement during school arrival and dismissals
    Install school zone signs and school zone speed limit signs
    Remove the existing crosswalk striped at the intersection due to low pedestrian activity and lack of pedestrian facilities on Route 66 in the area
Permits:
  • CTDOT approval and/or encroachment permit for construction within CTDOT right-of-way
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