CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
|FOR RELEASE: March 14, 2008
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
Fax: (860) 594-3066
NEWINGTON, Conn. - Acting Transportation Commissioner H. James Boice announced today that a Bridge Maintenance project will be performed on Route 8 (southbound) between Exits 33 and 30, in Waterbury. This project is expected to take place on Monday, March 17, 2008. The I-84 westbound off ramp to Route 8 southbound (Exit 19) will be closed while the work is being performed.
Traffic control personnel and signing patterns will be utilized to guide motorists through the work zone. The regular work schedule for this project is 9:30 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. (Monday evening).
Motorists should be aware that modifications or extensions to this schedule may become necessary due to weather delays or other unforeseen conditions. Motorists are advised to maintain a safe speed when driving in this area.