CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7456
|FOR RELEASE: May 4, 2012||
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
WEB SITE: www.ct.gov/dot
The project involves the replacement of four expansion joints on Bridge #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.
DETOUR INFO- Flyover ramp from I-84 East to I-91 North (Exit 51) closed to traffic from 11 p.m. on Friday until 5 a.m. on Monday during the following weekends:
May 18-20, June 1-3, June 8-10, June 15-17, June 22-24. No closure will take place on Memorial Day Weekend (May 25-27).
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.