CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
|FOR RELEASE: January 14, 2014||
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
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TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
WEB SITE: www.ct.gov/dot
Demolition Schedule Update for Bridges over I-95 in Norwalk
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that the first demolition stage for the Taylor Avenue and Fairfield Avenue bridges over I-95 in Norwalk has been extended until the beginning of February 2014. The demolition schedule is weather dependent and is subject to changes and extensions based on conditions.
The bridge work is part of a project to construct continuous auxiliary lanes (referred to as speed change lanes) between Interchange 14 (Route 1) and Interchange 15 (Route 7) and improvements to Route 1 in Norwalk. Additional infrastructure improvements include the replacement of three overpass bridges (Fairfield Avenue, Cedar Street, and Taylor Avenue) that carry local streets over 1-95 and improvements to drainage facilities, pedestrian and traffic operations including the addition of seven-foot wide sidewalks along both sides of Route U.S. 1.
Potential Vibration and Noise Construction Activities
Daytime and nighttime construction activities that may create vibrations and/or noise will occur during the removal of the Taylor Avenue and Fairfield Avenue overpasses. Construction activities including demolition work is scheduled during the daytime Monday through Friday between the hours of 7 AM and 3:30 PM, and at nighttime Sunday to Saturday from 8 PM to 6 AM.
Lane Closure Info- The project is being constructed in stages and work on the Interstate will be limited to night time operations.
Monday thru Wednesday 9 PM To 6 AM Thursday 10 PM to 6 AM Friday 11 PM to 7 AM,
Monday thru Thursday 9 PM To 6 AM, Friday 10 PM to 7 AM Saturday,
Route 1 and all local roads:
Monday thru Friday 9 AM to 3 PM
Detour Info - Taylor Avenue will remain closed to the public between Church Street and Route 1 and Fairfield Avenue between Reed Street and Route 1 until the Spring of 2015. Detour signs will be in place to direct motorists around the areas.