CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7456
|FOR RELEASE: March 15, 2013||
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Replacement of Bridge Carrying S.R. 616 (Norwich Avenue) Over an Unnamed Brook in the Town of Colchester
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that the project for the replacement of bridge (No. 01914) carrying S.R. 616 (Norwich Avenue) over an unnamed brook in the town of Colchester is scheduled to start Thursday, March 14, 2013.
The project includes the replacement of the structure with a reinforced cast in place concrete slab supported by integral abutments, and the construction of concrete end walls at all four corners of the bridge.
Road work includes a bituminous concrete overlay at the bridge and at the bridge approaches, minor drainage improvements, and the installation of metal beam railing at the approaches to the bridge.
DOT Project No. 0028-0194 was awarded to McCarthy Concrete, Incorporated of South Windsor, Connecticut at a cost of $850,168.49 on February 6, 2013 and is scheduled to be completed in August 2014. This project will be administered by Office of Construction, District 2 in Norwich.
LANE CLOSURE INFO
One lane of traffic will be maintained in each direction on S.R. 616 (Norwich Avenue). An alternating one-way traffic operation will be maintained when the contractor is actively working on the project.