CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
|FOR RELEASE: October 15, 2013||
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
WEB SITE: www.ct.gov/dot
Intermittent Late Night Closures of Interstate 84 in the Vicinity of Exit 44 in West Hartford
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing intermittent nighttime 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 22 through Friday, October 25, 2013 between midnight and 5 a.m.
The intermittent closures are necessary to install the new 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 put in place and bolted together. 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.
LANE CLOSURE INFO-
Alternating one way traffic using temporary signals effective 4/22/13
Sunday - Thursday
Eastbound: 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Westbound: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.
Friday - Saturday morning
Eastbound: 9 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday
Westbound: 8 p.m. Friday to 10 a.m. Saturday
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.