Finally: Route 6 Widening Begins

Rt. 6 Farmington Ave. Eastbound

The Connecticut Department of Transportation started on April 1, 2017, widening Route 6 from Carol Drive to Peggy Lane in Bristol and Farmington.

The project consists of widening of Route 6 to improve safety and traffic operational improvements from Carol Drive in Bristol to Peggy Lane in Farmington by adding a second eastbound through-lane to address congestion and safety concerns.

The improvements also consist of adjustments to the existing pavement cross-slope, drainage modifications / upgrades and modifications to the existing traffic signals to accommodate the improvements.

The project was awarded to Empire Paving at a cost of $12,870,631.23 and is scheduled to be completed November 30, 2018.


Route 6: Monday through Friday between 9:00pm and 6:00am and Saturday and Sundays between 8:00pm and 7:00am.

All Other Roads:

Monday through Friday between 9:00am to 3:00pm and 6:00pm to 6:00am.

When the contractor is actively working, alternating one-way traffic operations controlled by uniformed flaggers will be allowed.



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1 Comment on Finally: Route 6 Widening Begins

  1. Laurie Mills // 04/18/2017 at 9:15 AM //

    Great news!!


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