CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
|FOR RELEASE: August 8, 2014
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
Nighttime Closures Scheduled for Exit Ramp from Route 8 Southbound to I-84 East (Exit 31) in Waterbury
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that the Route 8 southbound off ramp (Exit 31) to I-84 East in Waterbury is scheduled to be closed nightly from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. on Thursday August 14, Monday August 18 through Thursday August 21, and Monday August 25 through Thursday August 28.
The work consists
of the removal of the existing bridge deck joints across the full width and
replacement with new concrete and asphaltic plug joints. The closures are required to complete
replacement of bridge joints on the ramp structures.
This location is one of thirteen bridges
that are being completed as part of DOT Project No. 0174-0364 that was awarded
to Arborio Corporation at a cost of $2,283,130.00 on July 26, 2013, and is
scheduled to be completed in November 2014.
Rt.8 SB off ramp Exit 31- Vehicles
will be will
be directed to follow Rt. 8 SB to exit 30, Washington Ave., then
back onto Rt. 8 NB to exit 31 which will bring them back onto I-84 EB.