ConnDOT: Replacement of Bridge Expansion Joints on Various Bridges in Western Connecticut
2009

CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
NEWS RELEASE
 
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7456
FOR RELEASE: July 29, 2009
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
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Replacement of Bridge Expansion Joints on Various Bridges in Western Connecticut
 
 
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a bridge expansion joint replacement project is scheduled to begin August 3, 2009, on Interstate 84, from Exit 5 (Starr Avenue) in Danbury, to Exit 7 (Route 7) in Danbury, and on Route 8 at Union Street in Waterbury to Route 8 over Route 67 in Seymour.
 
This construction project is one of several transportation infrastructure initiatives being funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA).The contract was awarded to Mohawk Northeast Inc. of Bloomfield, CT on June 11, 2009, at a cost of $4,207,523.00 and is scheduled to be completed in June 2010.
 
The project consists of the replacement of asphaltic plug expansion joints on 28 bridges.  The joints allow the bridges to expand and contract in response to temperature changes.
 
Motorists can expect lane and/or shoulder closures during the allowable work hours.

 

The allowable hours of work are:

 

Route 8 Northbound (Seymour, Naugatuck, Waterbury)

Monday-Thursday 

Route 8 North: 9 am to 3 pm, 6 pm to 6 am    

Friday - Sunday  

Route 8 North: 9 am to 3 pm, 6 pm to 6 am Monday            

 

 

Route 8 Southbound (Seymour, Naugatuck, Waterbury)

Monday-Thursday 

Route 8 South: 9 am to 3 pm, 6 pm to 6 am   

Friday - Sunday  

Route 8 South: 9 am to 3 pm, 6 pm to 6 am Monday           

 

 

Interstate 84  over Housatonic Railroad (Danbury)

Monday-Thursday 

I 84: 9 am to 3 pm, 6 pm to 6 am

 

Friday - Sunday  

I 84: 9 am to 3 pm, 6 pm to 6 am Monday

 

 

Interstate 84 over Route 6 (Danbury)

Monday-Thursday  (Night work only)

I 84: 7 pm to 6 am

 

Friday

I 84: 8 pm to 9 am Saturday

    

Saturday

I 84: 8 pm to 10 am Sunday

 

Sunday

I 84: 8 pm to 6am Monday

 

 

Interstate 84 Eastbound (Danbury)

Monday-Thursday 

I 84: 9 am to 2pm, 7 pm to 6 am

 

Friday

I 84: 8 pm to 10am Saturday

    

Saturday

I 84: 5pm to 12 pm Sunday

 

Sunday

I 84: 8 pm to 6am Monday

 

 

Interstate 84  Westbound (Danbury)

Monday-Thursday 

I 84: 10 am to 2pm, 6 pm to 6 am

 

Friday

I 84: 7 pm to 11am Saturday

    

Saturday

I 84: 5pm to 11am Sunday

 

Sunday

I 84: 4 pm to 6am Monday



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