CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7456
|FOR RELEASE: February 11, 2010||
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Installation of Overhead Sign Truss for the Route 34 Flyover Project in New Haven, CT to Begin Week of February 15, 2010
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that nighttime lane closures and stopping of traffic for 10 minute intervals will occur on I-95 Northbound and Southbound between Kimberly Avenue / Ella T. Grasso Boulevard Interchange (Exit 44) and Long Wharf Drive Interchange (Exit 46) in New Haven. The closures will occur between the hours of 12 AM and 5 AM, Monday, February 15, 2010 through Thursday, February 18, 2010, weather permitting. The lane closures and stopping of traffic is required for the installation of a new overhead sign truss spanning I-95 Northbound and Southbound.
The road will be closed to traffic to allow for the setting of a new overhead sign truss spanning I-95 Northbound and Southbound. The
Long Wharf Drive on ramp will also be closed during the 10 minute closure of I-95 to allow for the transportation and lifting of the sign truss. All work will occur weather permitting.
Motorists can expect significant delays in the area of the surrounding Interchange including I-91 and Route 34. Please plan ahead and consider alternate routes to get to your destination.
The Route 34 flyover project, DOT No. 0092-0619 also referred to as Contract E2 is part of the I-95 New Haven Harbor Crossing (NHHC) Corridor improvement Program. Please visit www.i95newhaven.com for more information on Project E2 and the other projects for the I-95 New Haven Harbor Crossing Corridor Improvement Program. Receive E-Traffic Alerts via e-mail when there is a traffic incident that will affect travel in your area of the state. You can subscribe to e-alerts by going to https://www.dotdata.ct.gov/etraffic/registration.aspx