Home Construction Notices
DOT Nighttime Milling and Resurfacing on Route 99 in Rocky Hill
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a nighttime milling and resurfacing project will be performed on a 3.74-mile segment of Route 99 in Rocky Hill, beginning Sunday, June 3, 2018.
LANE CLOSURE INFO - Motorists can expect lane closures on Route 99 in Rocky Hill from Route 160 to the Wethersfield town line. Traffic control personnel and signing patterns will be utilized to guide motorists through the work zone. The regular work schedule for this project is 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. (Sunday-Thursday) Motorists should be aware that modifications or extensions to this schedule may become necessary due to weather delays or other unforeseen conditions. Motorists are advised to maintain a safe speed when driving in this vicinity.
2018 PAVING SCHEDULE
The Town of Rocky Hill will performing two rounds of paving this year, spring and fall. The spring paving program will commence on or about April 16, 2018. The majority of work being milling and paving and last approximately 6 weeks. The general sequence of operations are: inspect catch basins, drainage pipes, curb and driveway aprons for operational deficiencies; remove deficient curb and aprons; repair/replace damaged catch basins, tops and drainage pipes; mill and pave, install new bituminous curbing and replace driveway aprons if necessary. Loam and seeding will be completed during the fall planting season. These processes are weather dependent so the dates and progress could vary.
This year’s contractors are JVIII for catch basin and drainage work, Tilcon for milling and American Industries for paving. The roads to be milled and paved in the spring are:
MOUNTAIN VIEW DRIVE
ORCHARD STREET (Fern to Waters)
VALLEY BROOK ROAD
Please be aware of the following:
- The Town of Rocky Hill prohibits irrigation, invisible dog fence etc. within the Town street right of way or easement as these areas are reserved for sidewalks, signs and utilities. Although prohibited, the Town is aware that there are existing irrigation systems within the right of way. It is the homeowner’s responsibility to mark out the locations prior to the start of construction. Every effort will be made to avoid them but if they are damaged, it is the homeowner’s responsibility for the repairs.
- Normal hours of work are Monday thru Friday 7:00 am to 5:00 pm but on occasion may be adjusted
Please refrain from parking vehicles on the road during the restoration work and please ask that your contractor(s) do not park in the streets during this process.
Limited access will be allowed during roadwork operations. One lane shall be open to traffic at all times to allow for local vehicular traffic (school buses, trash collection, emergency vehicles and residents) to pass.
The timeframe between milling and repaving a road can be several weeks. During this period there will be utility structures (catch basins, manholes, water and gas valves) raised above the milled surface. They will be marked but care should be taken when driving on these roads.
Should you have any questions or concerns you may contact Stephen Sopelak, PE, Town Engineer at (860) 258-7672 (office), (860) 982-9700 cell or the engineering office at (860) 258-2766.
There will be some inconveniences during construction. We thank you for your patience and cooperation during this process. Caution should be exercised during this time to drive slowly and carefully and please observe all traffic signs and flaggers.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE AND COOPERATION
Should you have any questions, please contact Stephen Sopelak, Town Engineer at 860-258-7672.
Town of Rocky Hill
761 Old Main St.
Rocky Hill, CT
Jim Sollmi, Director of Community Development
Joe Lentini, Field Operations and Highway Superintendent
Steve Sopelak, Town Engineer