CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
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
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:
||Lane closures beginning at 8 p.m. until 6 a.m. the following day|
||Northbound beginning at 10 p.m. until 10 a.m. Saturday |
||Southbound beginning at 9 p.m. until 10 a.m. Saturday|
||Lane closures beginning at 9 pm until 10 a.m. 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 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