CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
|FOR RELEASE: March 28, 2018||
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TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
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Lane Closure on Route 15 Northbound in Woodbridge and New Haven at Heroes Tunnel
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that nighttime work will be performed on Route 15 northbound (Wilbur Cross Parkway) in the Heroes Tunnel on April 10, 2018. Work hours will be from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. and will require lane closures.
The work consists of advance work necessary for vertical drilling in the Heroes Tunnel and is being completed in advance of State Project No. 167-108, the Heroes Tunnel Project to support the process of exploration of various alternatives for rehabilitation or replacement of the tunnel as required under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and Connecticut Environmental Policy Act (CEPA). For additional information, please visit the Department’s Heroes Tunnel Project website at, www.heroestunnelproject.com.
LANE CLOSURE INFO
Northbound motorists will be shifted to one lane using traffic control personnel, state police, and signing patterns to guide motorists through the work zone. Delays can be expected along Route 15 northbound (Wilbur Cross Parkway) beginning at Exit 57 (Route 34, Derby Avenue) through the tunnel.
The work is scheduled to occur April 10, 2018, from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. There are no detours anticipated with this work, however motorists may wish to seek alternate routes.
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.