CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7456
|FOR RELEASE: October 15, 2009||
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
WEB SITE: www.ct.gov/dot
The shoulder areas will remain closed during the milling and paving operation. The contractor is scheduled to be paving one lane at a time and there will be a taper along the edge to allow vehicles to move across lanes. Motorists are cautioned to reduce speeds in area and stay in lanes unless passing or exiting.
The contractor is currently scheduled to work nights but may work some day time hours if needed. Motorists can expect lanes closures as follows:
Sunday – Friday
Route 8 SB: 6:00 pm to 5:00 am
Route 8 NB: 6:00 pm to 5:00 am
The Contract for 006-0120 was awarded to Tilcon Connecticut, Inc of
For more information on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) and a full listing of Connecticut DOT ARRA projects, please go to our website www.ct.gov/dot under the "Recovery Information" icon in the right-hand margin.