The Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) is announcing that the nighttime closure of the Exit 50 on-ramp (Woodward Avenue
) to I-95 Southbound in New Haven
is scheduled to occur on Thursday, July 5 from 12:00 midnight to 6:00a.m. on Friday, July 6.
The closure is necessary to facilitate final paving of the on-ramp and will occur weather permitting.
Traffic will be detoured to Forbes Avenue
onto the Exit 49 on-ramp (Stiles Street
). Detour signs will be posted to guide motorists. 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.”