ConnDOT: Flatbush Avenue to be Closed West of New Park Avenue to Ahern Street and East of New Park Avenue to Newfield Avenue in West Hartford and Hartford Beginning Monday, October 7, 2013
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CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
NEWS RELEASE
 
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7456
 
FOR RELEASE: September 20, 2013
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
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Flatbush Avenue to be Closed West of New Park Avenue to Ahern Street and East of New Park Avenue to Newfield Avenue in West Hartford and Hartford Beginning Monday, October 7, 2013
 
 
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that Stage 3 of the Flatbush Avenue reconstruction project will begin on October 7, 2013, and requires Flatbush Avenue to be closed west of New Park Avenue to Ahern Street, and east of New Park Avenue to Newfield Avenue in West Hartford and Hartford.  The closure and detour is expected to be in place for approximately 21 days.
 
The closure is required for the construction of the Flatbush Avenue Bridge over CTfastrak and Amtrak Railroad, and the reconstruction of the intersection of Flatbush Avenue and New Park Avenue. At the conclusion of this stage, all vehicular and pedestrian traffic will be using the new bridge.
 
ROAD CLOSURE / DETOUR INFO effective October 7, 2013

Flatbush Avenue will be closed between New Park Avenue and Newfield Avenue, and between New Park Avenue and Ahern Street in West Hartford and Hartford. Flatbush Avenue traffic will be detoured onto Newfield Avenue, New Britain Avenue, New Park Avenue, Talcott Road, and Quaker Lane South.

LANE CLOSURE INFO effective October 7, 2013

Through-traffic on New Park Avenue will be maintained in both directions, with lane closures and traffic shifts used as necessary. No turns allowed from New Park Avenue onto eastbound or westbound Flatbush Avenue. Police will be stationed on New Park Avenue as necessary during lane closures.

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is working to inform local residents of current and upcoming construction activities through construction bulletins, press notices, travel alerts, as well as the CTfastrak web site. For more information, please visit www.CTfastrak.com.



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