CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7456
|FOR RELEASE: September 26, 2013||
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Intermittent Late Night Closures of Interstate 84 In The Vicinity of Exit 44, Prospect Avenue Interchange in the Town of West Hartford
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing intermittent night time closures of I-84 in both directions at the Oakwood Avenue Bridge located between Exit 43, Park Road, and Exit 44, Prospect Avenue in West Hartford. The closures are scheduled for Tuesday, October 1 through Friday, October 4, 2013, between midnight and 5 a.m.
The intermittent closures are necessary to complete removal of the existing structural steel on the Oakwood Avenue Bridge over I-84. The intermittent closures will occur several times during the hours of midnight and 5 a.m. as each bridge girder is cut and removed to the shoulder of the highway. Routine lane closures will be in effect as early as 7 p.m. on I-84 westbound and 8 p.m. in the eastbound direction.
SPECIAL ADVISORY- Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes to avoid delays. Through traffic should use Route I-91 and Route 9 as a detour.
DOT Project No. 0155-0164 was awarded to Northern Construction Services, LLC of Palmer, Massachusetts on October 24, 2012 at a cost of $3,297,972.50 and is scheduled to be completed in November 2014.