Several of West Hartford’s roads will undergo complete reconstruction in 2017, while others will be milled and repaved.
By Ronni Newton
Road construction season will soon begin, and a number of West Hartford streets are scheduled for complete reconstruction that includes installation of granite curbing and concrete driveway aprons, catch basin replacement, selective concrete sidewalk replacement, and repaving.
Reconstruction work is set to begin in April, and according to Town Engineer Duane Martin, during the 2017 construction season, the town plans to reconstruct the following roadways:
- Milton Street
- Auburn Road (Fern Street to Farmington Avenue)
- King Philip Drive (Fuller Drive to Mohawk Drive)
- Bonnyview Drive
- Smallwood Road
- Middlebrook Road (North Quaker Lane to Foxcroft Road)
In addition, other roadways are scheduled for repaving – which includes milling but not complete reconstruction. There will be three rounds of repaving, and the first round of milling and paving should begin in May on the following roadways:
- Borough Drive
- Claybar Drive
- Cypress Road
- High Ridge Road
- Mountain Farms Road (High Ridge Road to Cypress)
- Old Brook Road
- Old Oak Road (Old Brook Road to High Ridge Road)
- Orchard Road
- Still Lane
- Still Road (Mountain Road to Benton Drive and Still Road Bridge to North Main Street)
- The Crossways
- Wintergreen Lane
There will be two additional rounds of repaving taking place during the 2017 construction season, Martin said. Information about roadways scheduled for those rounds will be provided closer to the start date.
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