PHOTOS: Work continues to widen Shelton’s Bridgeport Ave. for new residential project

Workers continue to make progress on widening Bridgeport Avenue to create a turn lane for an entrance to the new Talbot Apartments complex, being constructed behind Bertucci’s and the former Planet Fitness building. (Photos by Brad Durrell)

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A Shelton police officer has been stationed at the road construction site during work hours.

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A wooded section of a hill has been flattened to widen the road on the west side of Bridgeport Avenue.

 

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The 228-unit Talbot Apartments complex is being built across the street on a 13-acre property, at 740 Bridgeport Ave., between Bridgeport Avenue and Route 8.

 

Rock ledge now is being removed from one side of Bridgeport Avenue to widen the road. A retaining wall now will be built due to the cut made in the hill.
Rock ledge now is being removed from one side of Bridgeport Avenue to widen the road. A retaining wall now will be built due to the cut made in the hill.

 

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