ConnDOT: EMERGENCY WORK TO BEGIN I-95 Towns of Stratford/Milford

 
  CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
 
NEWS RELEASE

2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546 NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT 06131-7546
FOR RELEASE: July 2, 2007
 
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
Fax: (860) 594-3066
Web site:www.ct.gov/dot

EMERGENCY WORK TO BEGIN
Interstate 95 over Housatonic River
 
Exit 33 to 34, Towns of Stratford / Milford
 
 
Newington, CTó The Connecticut Department of Transportation announced today that construction activity is ready to begin on the Moses Wheeler Bridge on I-95 between Stratford and Milford.   Because of the July 4th holiday, the contractor, Middlesex Corporation, will only be working the nights of Monday, July 2 and Friday, July 6th. Starting Monday July 9, 2007 work will commence nightly in the northbound and southbound directions of the highway between Exits 33 and 34.  The allowable hours of work are:
 
Monday-Thursday Lane closures beginning at 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. the following day
 
Friday Northbound beginning at 10 p.m. until 10 a.m. Saturday 
  Southbound beginning at 9 p.m. until 10 a.m. Saturday
 
Saturday Lane closures beginning at 9 pm until 10 a.m. Sunday 
 
Sunday Northbound beginning at 9 p.m. until 6 a.m. Monday
  Southbound beginning at 10 p.m. until 6 a.m. Monday
   
                                                                     
The work will require the closing of two of the three lanes in each direction during the overnight hours. To avoid travel delays through the area please plan ahead and consider alternate routes to get to your destination.   
 
All vehicles including trucks may use Routes 25 and 8, Route 9, I-91, I-691, I-84 and I- 684 in New York. Permitted oversize/overweight vehicles must follow planned route. 
 
Non-restricted vehicles that are registered as passenger, camper, taxi, vanpool or combination vehicles may also use Route 15 (Merritt and Wilbur Cross Parkways).
 
Please visit the Departmentís website at http://www.ct.gov/dot/cwp/view.asp?A=1394&Q=259554 to get list of restrictions for parkway use.             
 
Please use caution when traveling through the construction work zone
 
Obey the posted speed limit and allow for extra travel time
Have A Safe Journey


Content Last Modified on 11/21/2007 2:39:30 PM