MONROE, CT — Drivers may soon see Connecticut Department of Transportation crews working at three intersections on the city’s main thoroughfares.

In his most recent update to City Council, First Councilman Ken Kellogg said the DOT project involves removing nighttime flashers, installing vehicle detection and replacing traffic controllers.

Traffic signal technology and safety improvement work will take place at the following intersections:

  • Route 25 (Main Street) at Pepper Street and Corporate Drive
  • Route 25 (Main Street) at Victoria Drive
  • Route 111 (Monroe Turnpike) at Stop & Shop and Reda Center

Christmas Tree Pickups

The First Councilmember reminds residents that the DPW Highway Division will be collecting Christmas trees now through January 27. No appointment needed.

Leave your tree on the sidewalk. Trees should have their decorations removed and should not be bagged.

Trees can also be taken to the Garder Road landfill on Fridays or Saturdays from 10am to 3pm

AT&T COW removed

The new ARX tower was installed on wooded property behind the old Chalk Hill School on Fan Hill Road, so the cell tower on wheels (COW) that served that part of town for the past decade was removed from the front lawn. by Fawn Hollow. Primary school.

new town website

The city recently updated its website. The new address is MonroeCT.gov. Kellogg said all of the city’s email addresses have also been updated to have .gov, instead of .org, at the end. Emails sent to the above addresses will temporarily continue to be delivered.

new business

The First Councilmember announced the recent openings of Dental Associates, 501 Main St., which has a grand opening ceremony scheduled for January 18 at 5 pm; and Marcello’s Italian Eatery, opening in Clock Tower Square this month, in the former Carl Anthony’s restaurant.