Final Report – Silver Lane Corridor Study
Public Comment and Response Matrix (from 30 day public comment period)
Please contact Caitlin Palmer with any questions.
The Town of East Hartford was also able to take advantage of the timing of the State’s VIP (Vendor in Place) repaving opportunity to implement some of the recommendations from the study – notably a reduction in the number of travel lanes and lane sizes to incorporate a shared two-way left turn lane almost the entire length as well as wider shoulders where existing roadway width allowed. The full vision for the corridor would incorporate additional amenities particularly for pedestrians, bicyclists, and transit users but this is a great start! See slideshow below for a few before and after images.
About the Study
CTDOT and CRCOG have initiated a Study to evaluate traffic and development issues along Silver Lane in the Town of East Hartford.
The Study shall will address safety and congestion, transit system, pedestrian / bicycle mobility and assess travel demand growth and its impacts on area roadways including traffic associated with development of underutilized properties within the Study Area. The Study will also address intersecting side street approaches and access and egress to adjacent land uses.
The Study Area includes the corridor along Silver Lane (SR 502) from the intersection of Route 15 easterly to the intersection of Forbes Street, a distance of approximately two miles.
In addition to this transportation corridor study, the Town received a Brownfields Area-Wide Redevelopment (BAR) grant which resulted in a comprehensive plan of the Silver Lane Corridor while identifying and studying the redevelopment potential of targeted brownfield sites.
And check out our latest newsletter to find out about what happened on the corridor in 2019!
If you have questions, please contact Caitlin Palmer at Caitlin Palmer or 860-724-4435.
We held a Final Public Meeting on October 9, 2019. Thank you to everyone who came out and provided feedback.
CRCOG DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY OR LANGUAGE.
Individuals may request auxiliary aids and/or language assistance by contacting (860) 522-2217 x4293 as soon as possible.
Un interprete estará disponible para esta reunión si usted lo solicita al 860-522-2217, x4293, lo más pronto posible.
Jeśli potrzebujesz tłumacza na język polski, zadzwoń (860) 522-2217, x4293 jak najszybciej
The Silver Lane Advisory Committee role is to help guide the Study process and assist in evaluating the feasibility of alternatives. Materials for meetings that have already been held or scheduled are provided below.
August 23, 2017: Agenda Minutes
September 27, 2017: Agenda Minutes
October 25, 2017: Agenda Minutes
December 6, 2017: Agenda Minutes
January 10, 2018: Agenda Minutes
March 21, 2018: Postponed due to weather
October 17, 2018: Agenda Minutes
December 5, 2018: Agenda Minutes
March 13, 2019: Agenda Minutes
April 23, 2019: Agenda Minutes
October 9, 2019: Agenda Minutes
5/23/17 Silver Lane Advisory Committee Introduction Presentation
9/27/17 Silver Lane Advisory Committee – Existing Conditions Presentation
10/25/17 Silver Lane Advisory Committee – Presentation
12/6/2017 Silver Lane Advisory Committee – Presentation
1/30/2018 Public Information Meeting #1 – Presentation, Report of Meeting
4/4/2018 Silver Lane Advisory Committee – Presentation
5/15/2018 Silver Lane Advisory Committee – Presentation
6/7/2018 Public Information Meeting #2 – Presentation
7/24/2018 Silver Lane Advisory Committee – Presentation
12/5/2018 Silver Lane Advisory Committee – Presentation
3/13/2019 Silver Lane Advisory Committee – Presentation
4/23/2019 Silver Lane Advisory Committee – Presentation
4/30/2019 Public Information Meeting #3 Presentation, Presentation Boards, Report of Meeting
10/9/19 Silver Lane Advisory Committee – Presentation
10/9/19 Silver Lane Final Public Meeting (P&Z Commission) – Presentation, Presentation Boards, Report of Meeting
Draft Final Report Executive Summary
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