CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7456
|FOR RELEASE: March 19, 2012||
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
WEB SITE: www.ct.gov/dot
The project work will involve the replacement of four (4) expansion joints on Bridge No. 05868, known as the flyover from I-84 East (Exit 51) to I-91 north. Additional work will also occur on some of the piers and includes crack repairs and a protective coating system. A section of the bridge deck will also be milled and paved.
LANE CLOSURE INFO- (Not including the weekend closures)
Interstate 84 Eastbound and I-91 Northbound
Monday - Friday 9 am to 3 pm and 6 pm to 6 am
Morgan Street and Market Street in Hartford
Monday – Friday 9 pm to 6 am
Motorists can expect six (6) weekend closures of Exit 51 on I-84 Eastbound to I-91 Northbound starting April 27, 2012. Exit 51 will be closed to traffic from 11 p.m. on Friday until 5 a.m. on Monday.
Detour: I-84 East Exit 52, right hand exit, to I-91 South for approximately 1.8 miles to Exit 27 (Airport Road), go left on Airport Road for about 0.2 miles to entrance ramp on the right for I-91 North.
DOT Project No. 0063-0639 was awarded to Mohawk Northeast, Inc. of Plantsville, CT, on December 12, 2012 at a cost of $819,425.00 and is scheduled to be completed on June 28, 2012.