CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7456
|FOR RELEASE: March 19, 2012||
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TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
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The project is necessary to correct the structural deficiencies and scour-critical nature of the existing bridge. Additionally, the bridge is considered hydraulically deficient based on the design frequency storm.
The replacement structure consists of twin concrete box culverts with cast in place reinforced concrete wingwalls. The improvements also include reconstruction of the roadway approaches, installation of a concrete sidewalk, drainage improvements, and the installation of metal beam railing.
DOT Project No. 0026-0118 was awarded to Black & Warner Construction Co., Inc. of
LANE CLOSURE INFO
Alternating one way traffic in effect 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily.
The Contractor will be allowed to close Route 148 to through traffic at the bridge site and detour the traffic for the removal of the existing bridge and construction of the new bridge structure. The duration of the detour will not exceed 56 days and will not commence prior to the Labor Day Holiday weekend.
Motorists are urged to obey the posted speed limit and to utilize caution through this and all other construction work zones.