CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7456
|FOR RELEASE: April 26, 2011
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TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
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Construction Work to Begin May 2, 2011 for the Replacement of Bridge Carrying Route 70 over Broad Brook in the Town of Cheshire
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that construction is scheduled to begin on or about May 2, 2011, for the Replacement of Bridge No. 01077, Route 70 over Broad Brook, in the Town of Cheshire.
The project consists of the replacement of the bridge and includes new abutments, wing walls structural steel and concrete decking. Approximately 150 feet of the approach roadway on either side of the bridge will be reconstructed including new road base and bituminous pavement. New metal beam rail will also be placed on either side of the bridge.
The Contract for this work was awarded to NJR Construction LLC, of Terryville, CT, on March 25, 2011, at a value of $1,044,666.21 and is scheduled for completion by November 30, 2012.
LANE CLOSURE INFO-
Route 70 between Cornerstone Court and Diamond Hill Road, may be restricted to alternating one way traffic between 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 a.m. Currently utility and other preliminary work is being completed. Once the bridge work begins, traffic will be continuously restricted to alternating one way traffic utilizing precast concrete barrier curb and temporary traffic signals.
Content Last Modified on 4/26/2011 9:44:23 AM