Connecticut River Access

This project involves design and construction of an accessible multi-use path connecting Freshwater Pond at the center of the Enfield Culture and Arts District with an overlook of the Connecticut River at the west end of Main Street.  The path will be roughly 2,000 feet in length and will provide a safe and attractive  connection between these community nodes and improve pedestrian connectivity between the Connecticut River and the Thompsonville Historic District.  Improvements proposed under this project include construction of a paved multi-use path, 80 foot pedestrian bridge, associated grading, intersection treatments, lighting, furnishings, landscaping, and signage. The path is proposed to be a paved surface and will vary in width from 6 to 10 feet wide along its route.  Care has been taken to weave the path through the area in an efficient, aesthetic and safe fashion.

BL Companies is currently providing inland surveying, wetland delineation and assessment, archaeological investigations, environmental land use evaluation, public involvement,  civil, transportation and traffic engineering, planning, and landscape architecture for the project.

The project also included coordination with Amtrak, various Town departments and consultants, and the Connecticut Department of Transportation as a result of Federal and State funding, proximity to other State projects, and the close proximity of Amtrak’s New Haven to Springfield railroad line.


Connecticut River Access was last modified: May 21st, 2021 by BL Companies