CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
|FOR RELEASE: June 15, 2017||
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Weeknight Off-Peak Ramp Closures on I-95 Northbound Exit 8 in Stamford
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing upcoming weeknight closures of the I-95 Northbound Exit 8 off-ramp in Stamford starting on or about June 28, 2017. The closures will take place from 9 PM to 6 AM, Monday to Friday. Motorists are advised to use exit 7. The closures will be necessary for four to six weeks and will allow for the drilling and installation of the steel piles required for the new Exit 8 off-ramp approach retaining wall.
About the project:
The project consists of improvements to the Interstate 95, Exit 8 off-ramp and to the adjacent areas along Atlantic Street and South State Street in Stamford. This project will improve the lane configuration along South State Street and provide a more efficient traffic flow exiting I-95 as well as improve the drainage in the area. The work will require temporary off-ramp lane reductions for the construction of the new Exit 8 Flyover Bridge and retaining walls along the I-95 corridor between Atlantic Street and Canal Street.
DOT Project No. 0135-0326 was awarded to Yonkers Contracting Co., Inc. of, CT on January 15, 2016 for $33,881,217.09 with an official start date of February 8, 2016 and is anticipated to be completed in June 2018.