Route 161 Corridor Study Public Comment Period:

The Southeastern Connecticut Council of Governments (SCCOG) invites stakeholders to review and provide comment on the Draft Comprehensive Transportation Plan for the Route 161 corridor.  The draft Comprehensive Transportation Plan may be viewed on the project website at

The draft Comprehensive Transportation Plan is the result of a study lead by SCCOG, in partnership with the Town of East Lyme and the Connecticut Department of Transportation.  The study involving analysis of the Route 161 corridor and development of alternatives aimed at:

  • Alleviating traffic congestion levels during peak travel hours
  • Improving pedestrian and bicycle mobility
  • Promoting use of healthy and environmentally friendly modes of transportation
  • Enhancing transit ridership
  • Improving safety for all users

Comments may be submitted via the Contact form on the project website home page at  Stakeholder comments will be received until Monday, August 14, 2023.  Following the public comment period, the Plan will be updated as appropriate and the final Plan will be posted on the project website.

Additional information, including recordings of two public information meetings may be found on the project website. 

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. 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.

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