Hartford, Conn. -- State Transportation Commissioner Stephen E. Korta, II announced today an upcoming ramp closure on I-84 in Waterbury.

The I-84 westbound on-ramp from Austin Road (Exit 25A) will be closed on Wednesday, November 9th from 9 a.m. until 12 Noon for paving.

This ramp closure is part of the widening and interchange improvement projects on I-84 in Cheshire and Waterbury. The projects will result in an additional lane in each direction between I-691 in Cheshire and just east of Exit 25 (Scott Road) in Waterbury. Several interchange ramps will be improved and relocated, and new ramps will be built at Austin Road (Exit 25A).

Help reduce traffic through this construction zone. Share your ride to work. For details about buses, carpools and Easy Street® vanpools, call The Rideshare Company at 1-800-972-3279.

Motorists are reminded to slow down and obey the posted speed limits. They should drive carefully through this construction zone and all other work areas.