CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
|FOR RELEASE: September 25, 2018||
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
WEB SITE: www.ct.gov/dot
Nighttime Resurfacing Project along Route 72 Northbound and the I-84 Westbound overlap in New Britain and Plainville
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a nighttime milling and resurfacing project will continue on Route 72 northbound and the I-84 westbound overlap in New Britain and Plainville through Wednesday October 3, 2018.
The regular work schedule for this project is 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. (Sunday – Thursday)
This project is included in the Department of Transportation’s 2018 Vendor Resurfacing Program.
LANE CLOSURE INFO
Motorists can expect lane closures on Route 72 NB from the junction of Route 9 to the Exit 2 off-ramp.
Traffic control personnel and signing patterns will be utilized to guide motorists through the work zone. The regular work schedule for this project is 7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. (Sunday – Thursday)
The following on-ramps will experience short duration detours: East Main Street, Lake Street and Corbin Avenue. Motorists will be directed to the nearest Route 72 on-ramp using detour signs. All buses and emergency personnel will be allowed through the work zone. Additionally, Route 72 NB traffic will be detoured to Exit 6, east along I-84 to Exit 37 (Fienemann Road) and back to Route 72 and I-84. I-84 WB motorists will be detoured to Exit 32, Rt. 10 (Queen St.) and back to Route 72
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.