CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7456
|FOR RELEASE: August 14, 2012||
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
WEB SITE: www.ct.gov/dot
The ramp closure is necessary for the safe removal of the existing bridge that carries an abandoned rail line over Route 9 and extends over various on and off ramps including the Chestnut Street ramp. The work is part of Contract C1 of CTfastrak and extends from Main Street to Stanley Street in New Britain.
Detour signs will be posted to assist motorists. Traffic will be directed to the Ellis Street off ramp (Exit 25) with access to Chestnut Street via Columbus Boulevard.
Project No. 0088-0177 (Contract C1) was awarded to Manafort Brothers Inc. of Plainville, Connecticut on March 22, 2012 at a cost of $26,718,482.80. The project is being administered by the Bureau of Engineering and Construction, Office of Construction District 4, Thomaston and is scheduled to be completed November 1, 2014.