Progress is being made to connect the existing sections of Naugatuck River Greenway Trail. As of Winter 2019:
Funding is in place and design is wrapping up for Waterbury Phase I. This trail section will stretch from the Naugatuck River Access Park on Platts Mill Road north to Eagle Street along South Main Street. Construction is expected to begin in late 2019.
Watertown and Thomaston have received a Recreational Trails Grant from DEEP to fund the design of Watertown’s NRG trail section and to construct a section of trail from the Thomaston / Watertown border north around the Thomaston Transfer Station to Old Waterbury Road. Construction is expected to begin in 2019.
Ansonia has received funding to improve connection to the NRG Trail from downtown and to construct a matching trail on the east side of the river. Construction expected 2019.
Torrington will be constructing a section of trail from Toro Field to Bogue Road beginning in 2019.