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I-95 New Haven Harbor Crossing
Corridor Improvement Program
Nighttime Lane Closures on I-95 Northbound between Exit 46 in New Haven and Exit 51 in East Haven Scheduled to Begin July 9
The Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) announced today that emergency deck repairs on the existing Pearl Harbor Memorial (Q) Bridge are scheduled to begin the night of Monday, July 9, 2007. Work will begin on I-95 Northbound between Exit 46 in New Haven and Exit 51 in East Haven.
Nightly lane closures can be expected Monday through Thursdays from 10:00p.m. to 6:00a.m. After repairs are completed on the I-95 Northbound side of the bridge, repairs will be performed on the I-95 Southbound side.
The work is part of the I-95 New Haven Harbor Crossing Corridor Improvement Program and is being performed under a $1.5 million contract awarded to Blakeslee Arpaia Chapman, Inc., of Branford, Connecticut. Work is scheduled to be completed in late September 2007.
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 11/21/2007 2:44:59 PM