Putnam, CT – On Oct. 20, Downes Construction presented a $9,000 donation at the Putnam Town Hall for the re-planking project on the Putnam River Trail footbridge. Mayor Barney Seney and Town Administrator Elaine Sistare accepted the donation on behalf of the town.
Willie Bousquet, the recreation director in Putnam, says the repair work will be completed on the Henry Breault Footbridge that crosses the Quinebaug River on the River Trail between Simonzi Park and the Farmers Market within the next month. A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place in November.
Downes Construction Company is a long-time partner in Putnam, having worked at Day Kimball Hospital for the last 25 years and currently serving as the construction manager at risk on the new 40,000sf municipal building which will include town offices, a community center, historical society and library.