CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
|FOR RELEASE: October 20, 2017||
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
WEB SITE: www.ct.gov/dot
Eversource Energy Wire Pulling on Route 8 in Shelton
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that utility work will be performed on Rte. 8 NB & SB in Shelton, beginning Sunday, October 29, 2017.
The project consists of pulling new transmission wires on existing structures on Rte. 8 NB & SB in Shelton at
Exit 12 (Old Stratford Rd.). This project is scheduled to occur on Sunday October 29, 2017.
LANE CLOSURE INFO
Motorists can expect lane closures and traffic halts on Rte. 8 NB & SB at Exit 12 (Old Stratford Rd). Traffic control personnel and signing patterns will be utilized to guide motorists through the work zone. During the traffic halt, State Police cruisers and crash trucks will be used to stop all traffic flow in both directions of Rte. 8 for a maximum of 20 minutes. The regular work schedule for this project is 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. on
Sunday October 29, 2017
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.