Flower Street Closed To Traffic For Busway

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Time to get used to detours. After a delay Monday, the state Department of Transportation permanently shut down Flower Street Tuesday to vehicular traffic as part of construction for the $567 million CTfastrak busway.

Pedestrians and bicyclists can still access the road, but as Don Stacom wrote last week, they might occasionally encounter brief closures as construction crews build a busway crossing along the Amtrak rail line, between the Asylum Hill and Frog Hollow neighborhoods.

It appears that rush-hour traffic for the nearby I-84 on-ramp, off Broad Street, will truly be backed up for the foreseeable future. Courant reporters can attest to that — our building is right in the thick of all this heavy machinery.

Flower Street closed to through traffic Tuesday as construction continues for the New Britain-to-Hartford busway. Photo by Vanessa de la Torre.

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One thought on “Flower Street Closed To Traffic For Busway

  1. rob

    Can I use your photo of the Construction on Flower Street for a video I am making? please email me your response!

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