SCCOG, Town of East Lyme, and Connecticut Department of Transportation to Host a Public Involvement Meeting Concerning the Route 161 Corridor Study:

The Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments will conduct a public involvement meeting concerning the Route 161 Corridor Study on Thursday, April 27th at 6:00 PM at the East Lyme Middle School auditorium.

SCCOG, in partnership with the Town of East Lyme and the Connecticut Department of Transportation, is leading a study to analyze and develop alternatives to improve the Route 161 corridor. The purpose of the Route 161 Corridor Study is to:

  • Alleviate traffic congestion levels during peak travel hours;
  • Improve pedestrian and bicycle mobility;
  • Promote use of healthy and environmentally friendly modes of transportation;
  • Enhance transit ridership;
  • Improve safety for all users.

The purpose of the public involvement meeting is to share the draft conceptual alternatives plan and provide stakeholders with an opportunity to provide feedback that will be used to finalize the plan.

Additional information, including a virtual meeting room, may be found on the study website at Individuals are invited to submit comments via the contact form or interactive map tool.

Persons with hearing and/or speech disabilities may dial 711 for Telecommunications Relay Services (TRS). Language assistance may be requested by contacting the Department of Transportation’s Language Assistance Call Line (860) 594-2109. Requests should be made at least 5 business days prior to the meeting. Language assistance is provided at no cost to the public and efforts will be made to respond to timely requests for assistance.

Para información adicional, o asistencia lingüística gratuita, por favor llame al (860) 594-2109.

如需更多信息或免费语言协助,请致电 (860) 594-2109.


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Contact:  James S. Butler, SCCOG Senior Advisor | 860-889-2324 |