CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7456
|FOR RELEASE: March 21, 2012||
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Bridge Work on I-95 in Stratford Requiring Closure of Portion of U.S. 1 Between the Barnum Avenue Cutoff And Ferry Boulevard
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that traffic will be rerouted at the Barnum Avenue Cut-Off and Ferry Boulevard interchange area to allow for demolition work on Bridge No. 0133 (I-95 overpass of U.S. 1 Northbound).
The project consists of the reconstruction of I-95 in both directions from the overpass of Route 130 near Exit 33 (Ferry Boulevard/Route 1) to Exit 34 (Bridgeport Avenue/Route 1) in the towns of Stratford and Milford. The project includes replacement of the Moses Wheeler Bridge and other I-95 bridges including Barnum Avenue Connector, East Main Street/U.S. Route 1 and Naugatuck Avenue. Local/State roads that will be directly affected by construction activities include Barnum Avenue Cut-Off, East Main Street/U.S. Route 1, Dock Drive No. 1 located in the Dock Shopping Center, and Naugatuck Avenue.
DETOUR INFO - Bridge No. 133 I-95 overpass U.S. 1 Northbound:
The detour will be in effect for two (2) weeks, Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. beginning March 28, 2012.
DOT Project No. 138-221 was awarded to Walsh Construction/PCL JV II of Canton, Mass. on July 8, 2011 with an official start date of August 22, 2011 and an anticipated completion date of August 31, 2016.
For more information on the foundation and superstructure projects for the replacement of the Moses Wheeler Bridge please go to www.moseswheelerbridge.com.