CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7456
|FOR RELEASE: August 22, 2012||
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
WEB SITE: www.ct.gov/dot
Ongoing night work at other times remains in effect and will occur Sunday through Friday from 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
The weekend closures are required for the placement of a crane and setting of new structural steel beams for the railroad bridge over Fairfield Avenue.
Signs will be in place to direct traffic around the closure.
- Cars will use Pine Street, Bostwick Avenue and State Street.
- Truck traffic will use Pine Street, Wordin Avenue and State Street.
The work is part of a project to overhaul the overhead Catenary wire system and replace five bridges on the New Haven Rail Line between Bridgeport and Fairfield. The contract was awarded to Ducci Electrical Contractors of Torrington, CT, in April 2007 and the current schedule has the project completed in December 2013.