ConnDOT: Section of Oakwood Avenue in West Hartford To Be Closed to Traffic the Weekend of September 7 and 8, 2013; Detour Required
2013

CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
NEWS RELEASE
 
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7456
 
FOR RELEASE: September 5, 2013
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
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Section of Oakwood Avenue in West Hartford to be Closed to Traffic the Weekend of September 7 and 8, 2013; Detour Required

 

      The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that Oakwood Avenue in West Hartford will be closed to traffic between Caya Avenue and Kane Street beginning 11 p.m. Friday September 7 until 6 a.m. Monday, September 9, 2013.  The closure is required to reconstruct two intersections, Wilfred Street and St Charles Street, which are located next to the bridge carrying Oakwood Avenue over I-84. 

 

      The work is part of a project for the rehabilitation of Bridge No. 01757, Oakwood Avenue #2, over Interstate 84 in West Hartford.  The bridge is located between Exit 43, Park Avenue interchange, and Exit 44, Caya Avenue and Prospect Avenue interchange.

 

      The project work consists of total replacement of the structural steel beams and girders, bridge deck and parapets. The bridge height will be raised to add clearance over I-84 requiring reconstruction of the approach areas to the bridge including intersections.

 

DETOUR INFO 11 pm. Friday, September 7, to 6 a.m. Monday, September 9, 2013

 

      Traffic will be detoured using St. James Street, South Quaker Lane and St. Augustine Street.  St. Charles Street will be closed; residents will be advised to use South Quaker Lane.  Detour signs will be posted to assist motorists through the area. 

 

LANE CLOSURE INFO:

Oakwood Avenue

Alternating one way traffic using temporary signals when road not closed.

 

Interstate 84

Sunday - Thursday 

Eastbound: 8 p.m. to 6 a.m.    

Westbound: 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.

 

Friday - Saturday morning

Eastbound: 9 p.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday

Westbound: 8 p.m. Friday to 10 a.m. Saturday

 

      DOT Project No. 0155-0164 was awarded to Northern Construction Services, LLC of Palmer, MA on October 24, 2012 at a cost of $3,297,972.50 and is scheduled to be completed in November 2014.

 



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