CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7456
|FOR RELEASE: July 15, 2011
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
Pavement Preservation Project on Interstate 84 in the Towns of New Britain and Farmington is Scheduled To Start Sunday, July 24, 2011
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a pavement preservation project that includes the milling and resurfacing of I-84 in both directions is scheduled to begin Sunday July 24, 2011, weather permitting. The project starts in the vicinity of the Route 72 interchange (exits 35/36) and extends easterly to the Route 6 Interchange (exits 38/39) in the towns of New Britain and Farmington.
The project consists of the removal of the existing deteriorated pavement surface and resurfacing with a new layer of bituminous concrete followed by the installation of new pavement markings and rumble strips. Only the travel lanes are being resurfaced under this project.
LANE CLOSURE INFO-
Sunday thru Thursday nights (Friday nights if delayed due to weather)
Eastbound 6 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Westbound 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.
DOT Contract 0088-0180 was awarded to Tilcon Connecticut, Inc. of New Britain, CT on June 17, 2011 at a cost of $3,528,955.90 and is scheduled to be completed by the end of October 2011.