CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7456
|FOR RELEASE: September 14, 2012
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
All Lanes on Route 9 North in New Britain near the intersection of Route 72 will be closed between 11 p.m. Tuesday, September 18, 2012, and 5 a.m. Wednesday, September 19, 2012
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that all lanes on Route 9 North in New Britain near the intersection of Route 72 will be closed between 11 p.m. Tuesday, September 18, 2012, and 5 a.m. Wednesday, September 19, 2012. The on-ramp from Chestnut Street to Route 9 north will also be closed during the same hours. The alternate day for closure is currently Wednesday night, September 19, 2012, into Thursday morning, September 20, 2012.
Additional full closure of Route 9 northbound to Route 72 westbound is also being scheduled and a separate notice will be provided for this closure. The closures are necessary for the removal of the existing bridge that carries an abandoned rail line over Route 9 and extends over various on and off ramps for Route 9 and Route 72.
DETOUR INFO – Signs will be posted along detour routes to assist motorists through the area.
Route 9 North:
Traffic will be diverted onto Route 72 West to Exit 7 (Corbin Ave), and back to Route 72 east to Route 9 North.
Chestnut Street on-ramp to Route 9 northbound:
Traffic will follow posted detours to Stanley Street to Route 9 northbound.