ConnDOT: Bridge # 00431 over the Farmington River

 
  CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

NEWS RELEASE

2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546

FOR RELEASE: July 18, 2008
 
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
   OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
   TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
   Fax: (860) 594-3066
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The Department of Transportation announced weather permitting, the installation of the Stage 1 Traffic Shift for the Replacement of Bridge #00431, Route 4 over the Farmington River on will start on Thursday, July 17, 2008 at approximately 9:00 p.m. and be completed by 6:00 a.m. on Friday, July 18, 2008.   This traffic pattern will allow partial deck removal on the southern side of the existing bridge.  This pattern will be in effect for approximately 1 year and will continue to maintain the existing number of lanes of traffic on Route 4 through the construction work zone.

 

Traffic Operations

 

Alternating one-way traffic may be encountered between 9:00 pm and 6:00 am Monday through Friday, and 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m., Saturdays and Sundays. 

 

Traffic may be halted to expedite construction for up to ten (10) minutes from 12:01 am through 5:00 am.

 

Construction signs, Uniformed Traffic Control,  and Local Police will be utilized for traffic control.

 

Motorists are advised to reduce their speed accordingly through the work zone.



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