CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546 NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT 06131-7546
|FOR RELEASE: June 13, 2007
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TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
Fax: (860) 594-3066
Traffic Shift on Townsend Avenue Bridge in New Haven Scheduled to Begin on June 19
The Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) is announcing that the demolition of the eastern half of the Townsend Avenue Bridge in New Haven is scheduled to begin on June 19. Traffic will be shifted onto the newly constructed western half of the bridge beginning Tuesday, June 19 at 9:00p.m. the shift will remain in effect until further notice.
The work is part of Contract C2 of the I-95 New Haven Harbor Crossing Corridor Improvement Program. Contract C2 is located in New Haven and consists of the reconstruction of approximately one mile of I-95 just east of Stiles Street in New Haven to the New Haven/East Haven town line. Construction is scheduled to be completed in June 2009.
For information about the I-95 New Haven Harbor Crossing Corridor Improvement Program, visit www.I95newhaven.com. For information about other lanes closures/traffic detours related to the program, call the I-95 Construction Hotline at 1-866-277-9595. For information about other construction projects in the area, call 203-777-INFO or visit www.rideworks.com/construction.htm. To find out about your possible alternatives to driving alone including carpools, vanpooling, Shore Line East trains and regional bus service, call RIDEWORKS at 203-777-RIDE; toll-free 1-800-ALL-RIDE or visit Rideworks’ website at www.rideworks.com.
To register for free notification of highway and rail incidents from the Connecticut Department of Transportation’s new statewide E-Alert System, go to www.ct.gov/dot and click on “Register to Receive E-Traffic and Rail Alerts.”
Content Last Modified on 11/15/2007 2:32:23 PM