ConnDOT: Reconstruction of Interchange 18 Northbound On-Ramp on Route 8 in the Towns of Derby and Ansonia
2015

CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
NEWS RELEASE
 
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
 
FOR RELEASE: April 7, 2015
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
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TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
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Reconstruction of Interchange 18 Northbound On-Ramp on Route 8 in the Towns of Derby and Ansonia
 
 
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that work will be starting for the reconstruction of the Interchange 18 Northbound On-Ramp on Route 8 in the Towns of Derby and Ansonia.
 
The project consists of the construction of a new Route 8 northbound on-ramp including the installation of a retaining wall, a noise barrier wall, safety improvements as well as drainage improvements being made on both Division Street and Westfield Avenue. 
 
DOT Project No. 0036-0179 was awarded to Empire Paving, Inc., at a cost of $8,692,190.35 on 12/23/14 and is scheduled to be completed in September 2016.
 
LANE CLOSURE INFO 
  • Route 8 NB between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. and between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. Monday through Friday, and between the hours of 6:00 p.m. on Friday through 6:00 a.m. on Monday.
  • On Division Street and Westfield Avenue, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.  Monday through Friday, and between the hours of 9:00 p.m. and 10:00 a.m. Saturday and Sunday.

From April to November 2015, existing travel lanes on Route 8 NB, in the vicinity of Interchange 18, will be shifted and reduced to 11-foot widths, to accommodate the construction of the new on-ramp.

 

Motorists are advised to maintain a safe speed when driving in this vicinity.



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