Current Projects

Derby Shelton Bridge design

Derby-Shelton Bridge Pedestrian and Bicyclist Enhancements

Construction is underway and expected to continue through the 2023 construction season due to the extensive amount of utility relocations that are a necessary part of the bridge rehabilitation work.

Interstate 84/ Route 8 New Mix

The Mixmaster The interchange of Interstate 84 and Connecticut Route 8, located just west of Downtown Waterbury, has long been called “the Mixmaster” because of the complex web of highways, ramps, local roads, and rail, that make it up or pass below. Originally hailed as a marvel of modern highway

MTP 2050

NVision50: The Metropolitan Transportation Plan for the NVCOG and the Central Naugatuck Valley MPO lays out a comprehensive vision for transportation in our region leading up to 2050.
Cars driving on Route 34 in Derby

Route 34 Main Street Derby Reconstruction

A bid opening for the construction of the Main Street/Route 34 Project was held on November 3, 2021.
crosswalk on street in Seymour

Route 67 Seymour – Spot Improvements

The design of the project has been underway to improve Route 67 from the west end of the Klarides Village retail development extending easterly along Bank Street to the eastern side of the bridge over the Naugatuck River based on the information provided in the 2016 study.

Route 8 Design/Build

The Route 8 Design Build project will bring the section of roadway from Exit 13 in Shelton to Exit 22 in Seymour up to modern highway standards and make it safer for motorists. The work is expected to start in the summer of 2023 and finish by the end of

SGA Complete Streets Academy

Connecticut is one of three states selected to participate in Smart Growth America’s Complete Streets Academy with the Cities of Bristol, Middletown, and Waterbury. NVCOG staff, along with the cities of Bristol and Waterbury, have been participating in Smart Growth America’s Complete Streets Academy, a program designed to teach “about

VMT Reduction Strategy

A common measure of transportation system performance is vehicle miles traveled (VMT), which looks at the total number of miles driven by personal cars across a given area. A reduction in VMT typically yields benefits for congestion, air quality, and can help reduce costs for drivers.

Waterbury Line Station Projects

All along the Waterbury Line the Connecticut Department of Transportation is engaging in Station upgrades, replacements, and enhancements, improving the rider experience in every town. Waterbury Naugatuck Beacon Falls Seymour Ansonia Derby-Shelton Waterbury Currently Waterbury has the only ADA accessible platform in the NVCOG region. However, this platform is inadequate

Transportation Planning Studies

Active Transportation Plan

The Naugatuck Valley Active Transportation Plan (NVATP) will aim to coordinate efforts across our 19 municipal members. By compiling best practices and standards, NVCOG aims to encourage increased access to safe, convenient walking/rolling and biking facilities.

Bus Shelter Replacement Project

The NVCOG and the Valley Transit District are working with a team to design and build bus shelters to address the current lack of accommodations. This project aims to improve public transit facilities in lower valley municipalities.

Route 8 & Waterbury Branch Line Corridor/Alternative Modes Study

A study of options to reduce congestion and increase mobility throughout the Route 8 and Waterbury Branch Rail Line corridors.

Woodbury – Route 6 Corridor Study

The NVCOG, in collaboration with the CTDOT, the Town of Woodbury, and the Federal Highway Administration, is preparing to engage a multi-disciplinary team to complete a corridor study along US Route 6 through Woodbury. The intent of the study is to address safety and traffic flow concerns and provide for