It's back to school season and almost the end of summer which means that more roadwork is popping up daily. Road crews and major projects are all along I-84 between West Hartford and Danbury, and local roadways are getting some much needed attention while we still have the perfect weather and temperatures to get the roads in great shape before our brutal Winter storm season.

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Waterbury Mayor Neil O'Leary and the City's Department of Public Works have announced the next round of City streets that are going to be paved over the next few weeks, beginning on Monday, August 23, 2021.

Most of the milling and paving work so far this summer has been around the East End of Waterbury and this round of roads and streets are scattered throughout the South End, East Mountain, and North End neighborhoods. Here are the streets that will be paved over the next few weeks:

  • Quentin Street
  • Hitchcock Road
  • Deer Run Lane
  • Overton Ave
  • Mark Lane
  • Bishop Street
  • Bronson Street
  • Crownbrook Drive
  • Cooke Street
  • Easton Ave
  • Upper North Main Street

The roadwork and paving will typically occur between 7 AM and 5 PM and residents are being advised that delays may be encountered as the work happens, and you're encouraged to find an alternate route or just avoid the area. Residents and businesses are also encouraged to not park on the streets that will be worked on and No Parking signs will be put up prior to any activity.

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