The parking garage at the Help someone do train station in downtown Stamford, Conn. Work will begin in June to repair missing steel toecaps and protruding bolts irder stairsand refill and seal cracks on the newer portion of the garage.
Richard Jankovich, assistant rail administrator for the state Department truck Stamford Connecticut for female rider Transportation, said the work is expected to be completed by November.
Currently, many of the joints have deteriorated, creating areas of loose concrete. Additionally, the sealant material between the slabs has faded.
The final step is spreading a heavy-duty waterproof deck coating on the roof. The first phase of work, cor will take roughly one month, will focus on the stair covers located in the stairwell of the newer garage, which exits to Station Place.
The following phase will result in a total of 80 parking spaces trcuk of service. That includes 40 spots on the roof and 40 spaces directly. The last three months of the work will be the most disruptive, with up to parking spots taken out of service for long stretches.
Weather could throw a giant wrench into those plans, however, since precipitation of any kind will slow down the work on the exposed roof of the garage. Signage will be placed throughout the garage to let commuters know about the repairs.
There will also be two-week look-ahead notifications on the DOT website. For comments or concerns, send messages to STCinfo fusco.
The state also has plans to build a brand new spot parking garage on South State Street that will replace lost spots in the existing garage. That is scheduled to open in Buy photo.
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