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Tag Archives: streetscape

Selectmen get breakdown of streetscape extension

BEACON FALLS — A plan to extend the downtown streetscape to Riverbend Park would cost more than $3 million. Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments Senior Regional Planner Aaron Budris presented…

Town wants streetscape to go farther  

BEACON FALLS — Nearly four years after the streetscape officially opened downtown, officials are hoping to extend it. The possibility of extending the streetscape, which runs along South Main Street…

Steward issues call for help

BEACON FALLS — The steward of Toby’s Pond has issued a “desperate call for assistance” to maintain the town-owned pond and area around downtown streetscape. A dwindling number of volunteers…


Beacon Falls streetscape nearly complete

BEACON FALLS — A handful full of items on a punch list stand in the way of completion of the Streetscape Enhancement Project downtown. A semi-final inspection was conducted on…

Streetscape project moves forward after delay

BEACON FALLS — The town’s streetscape project took another step forward last Friday with the laying of the asphalt. The asphalt was supposed to have been laid earlier, but the…


Streetscape project to come out of hibernation

BEACON FALLS — The Naugatuck River didn’t freeze this winter, but construction on the Beacon Falls streetscape project did.

Warm weather returning, though, means work is set to resume soon on the downtown greenway.

The project was originally slated to be finished in December but a number of issues, including guardrail excavation, draining issues, and contamination removal, ran construction past deadline and forced its winter hibernation.

First Selectman Gerry Smith said that work should begin again in early April with a target completion date of May 15, but it could stretch as long as the end of May.


Greenway project hibernating for the winter

BEACON FALLS – The streetscape project on South Main Street is shut down for the winter, according to First Selectman Gerard Smith. The walkway was supposed to be completed by…


Streetscape project moves forward after stalling out

BEACON FALLS — After years of planning, the streetscape project in downtown Beacon Falls finally got off its feet in late July, only to stumble a few weeks later. No…

Work on walkway begins in Beacon Falls

BEACON FALLS — Work started Tuesday on a project to extend a downtown walkway along the Naugatuck River. Dayton Construction Co. of Watertown began survey and prep work for the…


Beacon Falls moving forward with streetscape plan

BEACON FALLS — A streetscape project nine years in the making may finally be coming to fruition. The Joint Board of Finance and Selectmen voted May 17 to fund the…