CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7456
|FOR RELEASE: October 7, 2010||
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
WEB SITE: www.ct.gov/dot
Two lanes of travel available Friday 9 p.m. to midnight, Saturday 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Sunday 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
One lane of travel available Saturday 12 a.m. to 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. to 7 a.m. Sunday 10 p.m. to Monday 5 a.m.
Two lanes of travel available to Saturday, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday, 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
One lane of travel available Friday, 9 p.m. to Saturday 6 a.m., Saturday 10 p.m. to 7 a.m., and Sunday 10 p.m. to Monday 5 a.m.
The Department is coordinating the effort with the City of Hartford, the Department’s Highway Operations Center, regional travel and motor carrier organizations, as well as the state and local law enforcement. Motorists are urged to plan ahead and know alternate routes within Hartford as well as within the region since significant delays are expected.
Suggested Alternate Routes
84 East to X28 to I-691 east to X10 to I-91 North
84 East to Rt 72 east to Rt 9 South to X20N to I-91 North
84 East to X39A to Rt 9 South to I-91 North
Motorists should also be aware that I-84 eastbound from Exit 41 to Exit 46 is in the process of being resurfaced during night time hours. The schedule for the work has been revised to allow for the weekend work on the bridge joints. The contractor will be paving Monday through Thursday from 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Please slow down and pay attention in work zones. People and equipment are working immediately adjacent to live traffic, so please reduce your speed.