Greenwich Avenue, Fawcett Place and Grigg Street Improvements

Project Overview:

This project aims to improve safety and accessibility at the Greenwich Avenue, Fawcett Place, and Grigg Street intersection -- an area heavily trafficked by both vehicles and pedestrians -- and to revitalize an iconic shopping and dining destination in the heart of central Greenwich. 

Project Features:

  • Add 2 new parking spaces
  • Reduce the distance pedestrians need to cross Greenwich Avenue, Fawcett Place, and Grigg Street 
  • Improve sightlines and visibility between drivers and pedestrians
  • Add designated ADA-compliant parking spaces with an unobstructed pathway to the sidewalk
  • Slow speed of drivers entering the intersection at Greenwich Avenue, Fawcett Place, and Grigg Street 
  • Flatten steep grades to improve general accessibility
  • Install new decorative crosswalks
  • Add landscaping and greenspaces
  • Repair drainage and sewer lines to further extend their lifespan
  • Decrease impervious surfaces
  • Install new bike racks and benches
  • Relocate lighting to improve illumination

Funding:

This project has received a Local Transporation Capital Improvement Program (LOTCIP) grant from the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT). The LOTCIP grant will fund 100% of all construction costs. View LOTCIP grant information and documents, HERE. 

Greenwich Avenue Drone Image

Greenwich Avenue Streetscape Info Sheet:

Greenwich Avenue has long been studied for opportunities to improve safety, accessibility, and aesthetics. This project aims to redesign five intersections to improve safety and revitalize Greenich Avenue --  a beloved street that has such strong ties to the Town's identity. The Greenwich Avenue, Fawcett Place, and Grigg Street Intersection Improvement Project is one of several proposed intersection projects.

Click below to view the two-side info sheet on the proposed Greenwich Avenue Streetscape project.

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Additional Information:

Learn about the proposed improvements at the Greenwich Avenue, Arch Street, and Havemeyer Place intersection, HERE

Learn about the completed Greenwich Avenue and Elm Street Intersection Improvement Project, HERE