ConnDOT: Summer and Holiday Lane Closure Restrictions 2007

 
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Summer and Holiday Lane Closure Restrictions

 2007

Bureau of Engineering and Highway Operations

 

The lane closure restrictions shown below must be adhered to beginning on the Friday before Memorial Day through Labor Day.  Weekend lane closures will be allowed from 11 PM 6 AM on major interstates on a case by case basis. The lane closure restrictions will be conformed to except in the event of an emergency.

 

Non-Holiday Weekends:

 

  • Lane closure(s) will not be allowed on Fridays at any time on the following routes: I-95, I -91, I-84 and Route 15 (Merritt/Wilbur Cross Parkway)

 

  • Lane closure(s) will be allowed for half-day mornings only on Fridays on all other limited-access highways.  However, if a significant backup occurs, the sign pattern must be removed immediately and the lane(s) reopened.

 

  • Lane closures will not be allowed on Saturdays and Sundays on the following routes: I-95, I-91, I-84, and Route 15 (Merritt/Wilbur Cross Parkway)

 

Holiday Weekends:

     

         Memorial Day   Monday May 28th, 2007  

         Fourth of July    Wednesday July 4th, 2007    

         Labor Day          Monday September 3rd, 2007

  

Lane closure(s) will not be allowed on limited access highways at any time on the day before thru the day after each holiday, as follows: 

 

  • Memorial Day         Friday May 25th, 2007 - Tuesday May 29th, 2007
  • Fourth of July         Tuesday July 3rd, 2007    - Thursday July 5th, 2007
  • Labor Day               Friday August 31st, 2007 Tuesday September 4th, 2007

 

Contingent on staff approval, lane closure(s) may be allowed on non-limited access highways on the day before thru the day after the holiday or on the holiday weekend.  This may also apply to limited access highways that are not major interstates or heavily congested roads.



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