The recent series of articles in The Bulletin about Route 7 focus on the road’s past. The final installment fails to bring us up to date on the current situation and the results we all live with 50 years after the original plans. Instead it brings out a lot of biases, prognostications, hyperbole and theory by those people who are left in town to talk about it. And, as usual, no real solutions are offered.
The Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) is responsible for overseeing the operation of all forms of transportation in our state, ferry boats to airports. ConnDOT conducts surveys of every state and interstate road in Connecticut on an ongoing basis. These surveys are known as Average Daily Traffic (ADT). Wilton has a number of state roads, 7, 33, 106 etc.