The City of Danbury is applying for state grant money to make improvements to three busy intersections.
Improvements to alleviate traffic congestion and address public safety issues are proposed for the intersection of Lake Avenue, Westville Avenue and Oil Mill Road. Preliminary construction estimates are $2.5 million. A proposal for improvements to the intersection of White Street, Triangle Street, Cross Street and Newtown Road would cost $4 million. Improvements are also being proposed for the intersection of Main Street, Franklin Street, Garamella Boulevard and Rose Street. Preliminary estimates for construction is $2.5 million.
The Western Connecticut Council of Governments was tasked with applying on Danbury's behalf for State Department of Transportation Capital Improvement Funds. No municipal matching funds would be needed.