Following the opening ceremony, the road will open from the end of the existing expressway in Plainville to Emmett Street.
The section from Emmett Street to Riverside Avenue won’t open until next spring, though Pine Street will remain available for use during construction.
Among the officials who are expected to attend is Gov. Jodi Rell, according to Mayor Art Ward.
Here's a recent story with some of the background.
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