CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7456
|FOR RELEASE: April 29, 2013||
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TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
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Daytime Closure of Interstate 95 Northbound Off Ramp to U.S. 1 Bridgeport Avenue (Exit 34) in Milford Beginning Friday May 3, 2013
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that the I-95 northbound off ramp to U.S. 1, Bridgeport Avenue (Exit 34) will be closed between the hours of 6 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday through Friday beginning Friday May 3, 2013. Traffic will be detoured to Exit 35 and re-directed to U.S. Rt. 1 via Schoolhouse Road.
The daytime ramp closure is required to allow for construction of a noise barrier wall between the roadway and adjacent property. The daily closure is anticipated to continue for approximately six weeks.
DETOUR INFO I-95 northbound Exit 35 Closed Monday – Friday from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Traffic will be detoured to Route 1 through I-95 Northbound, Exit 35 Off-Ramp and Schoolhouse Road. Motorists are advised to observe detour signage and follow the direction of traffic control police officers.
I-95 lane widths are reduced to 11 feet during construction and the legal speed limit is 45 mph between Exits 33 and 34.
Additional lane closure information can be found at the project website www.moseswheelerbridge.com.
DOT Project No. 0138-0221 was awarded to Walsh Construction/PCL JV II of Canton, Mass. on July 8, 2011 with an official start date of August 22, 2011 and an anticipated completion date of August 31, 2016.