CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546 NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT 06131-7546
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Intermittent Nighttime Closure of
I-95 Northbound and I-95 Southbound
near Exit 50 (Woodward Avenue) in New Haven
Scheduled for August 16
The Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) is announcing that the removal of structural steel for the Townsend Avenue bridge over I-95 near Exit 50 (Woodward Avenue) in New Haven is scheduled to occur from 9:00p.m.to 6:00a.m. on Thursday, August 16. The work will affect one lane in each direction of I-95 Northbound and I-95 Southbound near Exit 50 (Woodward Avenue). The work is subject to rescheduling if weather conditions are not favorable for the operation.
Traffic on I-95 Northbound and I-95 Southbound near Exit 50 (Woodward Avenue) will be halted for 10-minute intervals several times overnight between 12 midnight until 5:00 a.m. to protect drivers, passengers and pedestrians while the work is performed.
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 8/15/2007 8:59:51 AM