The City of Norwalk has undertaken a number of construction projects that will impact East Norwalk, both in conjunction with Connecticut’s Department of Transportation and on it’s own initiative.

  • Breaking News on East Avenue

    On January 25, 2016, Common Council Members Maggio and Kydes asked to suspend the rules and introduce the following resolution for a Common Council vote: COMMON COUNCIL RESOLUTION Sponsored by: […]

  • Federal Money and Flood Mitigation

    On January 22, 2016, Connecticut announced that it will receive a $54.2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to improve shoreline infrastructure and increase resiliency […]

  • Councilmembers Heard Us. Need Our Help!

    On January 21, 2016, the Public Works Committee unanimously tabled the vote on the $359,000 engineering project to their next meeting (Feb 2nd). State officials in attendance made it clear […]

  • Facts About East Avenue

    East Avenue is classified as a Principal Urban Arterial Roadway. 1   1 Information provided by Scott Roberts, Project Manager, CDOT, from Public Hearing Held on November 18, 2010

  • Streetscaping Decisions on East Avenue

    Streetscaping is the visual design of the neighborhood. Are the sidewalks wide or narrow? Concrete or Cobblestones? Are there trees? We all know the little quirks around the neighborhood that […]

  • Complete Streets Design on East Avenue is Business Friendly

    Applying Complete Streets design principles isn’t just a nice idea, it is a necessary tool in the toolkit for economic development. Taking the opportunity now to apply Complete Streets will […]

  • Right of Way

    What is Right of Way (ROW) and Why Does it Matter? When a project that uses state and/or federal dollars requires the taking of private property through eminent domain or […]

  • East Avenue Project Contract to Go Before Public Works

    Public Works is seeking approval from the Public Works Committee for a $358k contract with an engineer to do a traffic study and a final design for the roadway project. […]

  • Traffic and Pedestrians

    One of the stated goals for the East Avenue widening/lowering and East Avenue bridge reconstruction projects is to eliminate the “chokepoint” under the bridge, resulting in more efficient travel. Which […]

  • 218 East Avenue

    This property was originally identified for an easement (or “partial take”) only to accommodate the widening of the roadway. After the rights-of-way agreement in connection with the roadway project failed […]