I-95 Southbound Exit 26 On-Ramp From Wordin Ave. Scheduled To Be Closed September 9 – 12, 2005

Bridgeport, Connecticut – Connecticut Department of Transportation officials have announced that the I-95 southbound Exit 26 on-ramp from Wordin Avenue is scheduled to be closed this weekend.  The closure will begin at 11:00pm on Friday night, September 9 and continue through early Monday morning, September 12.  The ramp is scheduled to reopen at 5:00am. 

The closure is necessary in order to perform work on the I-95 bridge over Hancock Avenue.  Traffic will be detoured to the I-95 southbound Exit 25 on-ramp from Commerce Drive.  Signs will be utilized to direct motorists through the detour: north on Wordin to Railroad Ave. to Fairfield Ave. to Commerce Drive.

Motorists are urged to proceed with caution and obey the posted 45-mph speed limit, established in 1997, for the Bridgeport Corridor construction zone, which spans from

Exit 24 to Exit 30 northbound and southbound on I-95. 

For more information on the I-95 Bridgeport Reconstruction Program visit MetroPool’s website (www.metropool.com) or (www.bridgeportcorridor.com). Or call MetroPool at 203-388-4409.  Outside the local Stamford calling area call (1-800-346-3743).