ConnDOT: Setting of Structural Steel Scheduled To Begin for the Route 63 Bridge over the Metro-North Railroad and the Naugatuck River in the Town of Naugatuck
2010

CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
NEWS RELEASE
 
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7456
FOR RELEASE: January 15, 2010
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Setting of Structural Steel Scheduled To Begin for the Route 63 Bridge over the Metro-North Railroad and the Naugatuck River in the Town of Naugatuck
 
 
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that the setting of structural steel for the bridge carrying Route 63 over Metro-North and the Naugatuck River is scheduled to begin on January 18, 2010 and will be completed on or about February 10, 2010.
 

Alternating one way traffic on Route 63 can be expected Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.   In addition, traffic may be halted for up to 10 minutes during actual placement of structural steel.

 

Additional Road Closure Information:

Effective January 29, 2010, Elm Street under Route 63 is scheduled to be closed for approximately 1 week.   Detours will be posted to assist motorists.

 

The work is part of DOT Project No. 0087-0138, for the replacement of the existing structure and the existing substructure on Bridge #01034 that carries Route 63 over the Metro-North Railroad and Naugatuck River.  The current stage of construction is anticipated to be completed in the beginning of the summer.  Construction activities will then be focused on the removal and reconstruction of the northern half of the bridge. 

 

The contract was awarded to the Brunalli Construction Corporation on October 22, 2008 at a cost of $23,369,683.00 and is scheduled to be completed in September, 2011.

 


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