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  Get Involved  

Vibrant, inclusive public engagement is vital to the success of the Heroes Tunnel Project.

The outreach process is detailed in the Public Involvement Plan (PIP) and considers the needs and concerns of travelers who use Wilbur Cross Parkway and the Heroes Tunnel to get to their homes, businesses, and schools on a daily basis and those who use it for regional travel between New York and Hartford.

Collaboration with the public is essential to the project to ensure those needs and concerns are continually addressed as the project advances from study to design and then construction.

Upcoming Meetings

Once the Preliminary Design phase is complete, a public informational meeting focusing on ventilation and life safety upgrades will be held to allow the public, local municipalities, and key stakeholders an opportunity to comment. This meeting is tentatively scheduled for Spring 2021.

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Past Meetings

OCTOBER 18, 2017

Public Meeting #3

A Public Information Meeting was held at the Hamden Memorial Town Hall on Wednesday, October 18, 2017. An open house began at 6:30 PM, followed by a formal presentation at 7 PM.

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6:30 PM Open House

7 PM Formal Presentation

JUNE 7, 2017

Public Meeting #2

A Public Information Meeting for this project was held at the New Haven Hall of Records at 7 PM on Wednesday, June 7, 2017.

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SEPTEMBER 22, 2016

Public Meeting #1

A Public Scoping Meeting for this project was held at the Woodbridge Senior Center at 7 PM on Thursday, September 22, 2016. Scoping comments were accepted until the close of business on Friday, October 7, 2016 for this meeting.

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