CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7456
|FOR RELEASE: October 6, 2011
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
Reconstruction of U.S. Route 44 (Burnside Avenue) between Ann Street and Zebulon Street in the Town of East Hartford
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that construction of an 1800 foot section of U.S. Route 44 (Burnside Avenue) between Ann Street and Zebulon Street is scheduled to begin on or about Monday, October 10, 2011, in the Town of East Hartford.
The project consists of the realignment of U.S. Route 44 (Burnside Ave.) to soften the two curves between Ann Street and Zebulon Street. As part of the construction, beginning October 10, 2011 traffic will be restricted to one lane in each direction (24/7) instead of the current two lanes in each direction.
Other Lane Closure Info:
Alternating one-way traffic operations on Route 44 between Ann Street and Zebulon Street can be expected Monday-Friday between 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM & 6:00 PM to 6:00 AM
The Contract was awarded to Empire Paving, Inc. Inc. of North Haven, CT on May 13, 2011 at a cost of $2,160,259.00 and is scheduled to be completed by December 2012.