CTDOT Construction Advisories

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Detour of Route 72: Divinity Street to Tulip Street in Bristol

The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) is announcing that Route 72 will be detoured between Waterbury Road and West Street (Route 69) in Bristol starting July 31, 2023. The associated detour is required to complete the reconstruction and realignment of Route 72 between Tulip Street and Divinity West Street (Route 69).

DOT Project No. 0017-0187 was awarded to Richards Corporation at a cost of $7,533,501.55 on November 15, 2022 and is scheduled to be completed November 30, 2025. This project is administered by the CTDOT, Office of Construction, District 1 in Rocky Hill.


Route 72 will be closed between the intersections of Tulip Street and Divinity Street (just west of the West Street/Route 69 intersection) from July 31 through September 27, 2023. Traffic will be detoured onto Divinity Street and back onto Route 72 at the east and west ends of Divinity Street accordingly.


Aerial map indicating detour route on to Divinity Street in Bristol

Operating Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


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