New Overhead Electric Line to be Installed across Route 8 in Watertown; Helicopter to be Used
CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
|FOR RELEASE: March 20, 2014||
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
WEB SITE: www.ct.gov/dot
Helicopter to Install New Overhead Electric Line across Route 8 in Watertown;
Some Traffic Delays Expected
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that CL&P will be installing a new overhead electric line across Route 8 between Exits 36 and 37 in Watertown on Saturday, March 22, 2014, between the hours of 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. A helicopter will be part of the operation.
LANE CLOSURE INFO
Motorists can expect short delays for up to five minute intervals. Traffic control will consist of State Troopers and signing patterns. Troopers will execute a rolling slow down to ensure that traffic is not below the work zone during the operation.
Motorists should be aware that modifications or extensions to this schedule may become necessary due to weather delays or other unforeseen conditions. Motorists are advised to maintain a safe speed when driving in this vicinity.