CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
|FOR RELEASE: July 9, 2014||
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OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
WEB SITE: www.ct.gov/dot
Rehabilitation of Rt. 2 Bridge over New England Central Railroad in Norwich
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing the start of rehabilitation of the Route 2 bridge over the New England Central Railroad tracks in Norwich beginning on July 21, 2014.
The project consists of replacing steel beams, concrete deck, bituminous wearing surface, catch basins, protective fence and installing new precast concrete median barrier.
DOT Project No. 0103-0263 was awarded to The Brunalli Construction Company at a cost of $2,538,261.00 on June 26, 2014 and is scheduled to be completed in November 2014.
LANE CLOSURE INFO-
The Contractor shall maintain and protect a minimum of one lane of traffic in each direction on Route 2 at all times. The Contractor will be allowed to close the Route 2 Eastbound on-ramp and Route 2 Westbound off-ramp (Exit 29), and detour traffic in accordance with the Detour Plan below. The public will be notified two weeks in advance of the Contractor initiating the detour plan which is anticipated to be implemented in late September 2014. On all other roadways, from Monday through Friday, lane closures will be from 9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.
To access Route 2 eastbound from New London Turnpike proceed north to the intersection of Town Street and turn right ending at the intersection of Route 2 and Route 32. To access New London Turnpike from Route 2 westbound proceed north on Town Street from the Route 2 and Route 32 intersection. At the intersection of Town Street and New London Turnpike turn left ending at the off ramp of Exit 29 of Route 2.