The office of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced in press release Monday a plan to remove traffic signals from Route 9 in Middletown.
The governor and representatives from the Department of Transportation are expected to announce the details of the proposal to reconfigure the highway at an event at noon on Tuesday.
Middletown Mayor Dan Drew says city leaders are excited about the proposal, and that this is a positive change that shows the governor is dedicated to the area.
Drew says he expects the new highway configuration to improve traffic flow and commerce by making travel easier and encouraging people to visit the area.
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