CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
|FOR RELEASE: May 31, 2017||
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Rehabilitation of Bridge 06693, I-84 Westbound over Pole Brook Bridge in Newtown
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing the start of construction activities for the rehabilitation of Bridge 06693, I-84 westbound over Pole Brook Bridge in Newtown, beginning on June 1, 2017.
Bridge 06693, built in 1973, is a 7-foot diameter round asphalt coated corrugated metal pipe with mitered end treatments. The total length of the culvert is approximately 125 feet long. The proposed rehabilitation is to line the existing culvert with a 6-foot diameter corrugated heavy gauge aluminum pipe, and pressure grouting any voids. The grouted area between the existing and proposed pipelining will be beveled at the pipe inlet. A permanent access road will be installed to allow access to the upstream section of the culvert below I-84 westbound. A rock weir will be installed at the downstream end of the culvert per CT DEEP Fisheries request. Minimal impacts are anticipated during construction to traffic along I-84 westbound.
DOT Project No. 0096-0203 was awarded to Guerrera Construction Company, Inc. at a cost of $249,133.00 on March 27, 2017 and is scheduled to be completed August 8, 2017.
LANE CLOSURE INFO
Minimal impacts to I-84 traffic are anticipated. Three lanes of traffic will be maintained during peak hours. A temporary shoulder or single lane closure during off-peak hours may be utilized for construction access.
Motorists are advised to maintain a safe speed when driving in this vicinity.