CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7456
|FOR RELEASE: April 2, 2012||
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
WEB SITE: www.ct.gov/dot
The project involves removal and replacement of the existing superstructure including bearings, and excavation of roadway approaches to the bridge. The work will be completed under stage construction with the first stage requiring the closing of the left lane of Route 8 southbound using precast concrete barriers, signs and pavement markings.
LANE CLOSURE INFO:
Route 8 southbound will be shifted to the right and reduced to one lane of travel.
Motorists are advised to reduce speed through the work zone and should expect minor delays.
DOT Project No. 0073-0174 was awarded January 13, 2012 to Black & Warner Construction Company of Unionville, Connecticut at a cost of $1,162,512.50. The project will be administered by the Department of Transportation, Office of Construction, District 4 in Thomaston and is scheduled to be completed in August 2013.