Tuesday, December 11, 2012

NHHS Cable Installation Update

Cable Installation Update: Weeks of December 10th and 17th

Amtrak continues the installation of underground signal and communication cables, the first portion of construction for the New Haven-Hartford-Springfield (NHHS) Rail Program. This work is required to upgrade signal and communication systems for the NHHS rail corridor and prepare for subsequent track and infrastructure improvements to re-establish Track 2.

Throughout the weeks of December 10th and 17th, the following schedule of installation work at grade crossings will occur. Please note that this schedule is approximate and subject to change: 
  • Newington: no streets affected
  • West Hartford: Flatbush Avenue
  • Hartford: Hamilton Street
There will be occasional traffic interruptions at these grade crossings as the cable installation is progressed.  Every effort will be made to limit these disruptions, which should last no longer than fifteen minutes.

Future updates on the status and location of cable installation activities will be provided on the NHHS program website at www.nhhsrail.com and by email. To receive email updates, please register on the NHHS program website.

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