CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7456
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Updated Scheduled For 24-Hour Weekend Closures on Route 130 (Fairfield Avenue)
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that the closure schedule for Route 130, Fairfield Avenue, from Commerce Drive to Railroad Avenue eastbound has been revised. The current schedule is to close Route 130 beginning 9 p.m. on Fridays, October 11 and October 18 until 6 a.m. Sundays, October 13 and October 20, 2013. The closures scheduled for September 27-28 and October 5-6, 2013 have been cancelled.
The road closure is required to complete the final stage of the bridge replacement work. Road reconstruction work remains in progress until for replacement of the railroad bridge over Fairfield Avenue.
DETOUR INFO- Route 130 will be closed from 9 p.m. Friday to 6 a.m. Sunday
Signs will be in place to direct traffic around the closure. Detour routes are:
- Cars will use Pine Street, Bostwick Avenue and State Street.
- Truck traffic will use Pine Street, Wordin Avenue and State Street.
A temporary sidewalk will be in place for pedestrian access.
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 revised schedule has the project completing in August 2014.