ConnDOT: Daytime Closures of Second Avenue for Reconstruction I-84 Interchanges in Danbury
2016

CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
NEWS RELEASE
 
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
 
FOR RELEASE: January 11, 2016
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Daytime Closures of Second Avenue for Reconstruction of I-84 Interchanges in Danbury

 

      The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that Second Avenue in Danbury will be closed weekdays between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM beginning January 20, 2016. A detour will be posted.

 

      The project consists of the widening of the I-84 Eastbound and Westbound Exit 5 off-ramps for and the Exit 6 on and off ramps.  Route 37 (North Street and Padanaram Road) will be widened in the area of Exit 6 and traffic signals will be upgraded and/or added at intersections from Balmforth Avenue to the North Street Shopping Center.  Also, a new storm drainage system will be installed on Second Avenue. To accommodate this work, Second Avenue will be closed weekdays between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM beginning on or about January 20, 2016. The closure and detour is required to install storm drainage pipes in Second Avenue.

 

      DOT Project No. 0034-0313 was awarded to C.J. Fucci Construction, Inc. at a cost of $14,984,185.97 on January 29, 2015 and is scheduled to be completed August 31, 2017. This project is administered by the Office of Construction District 4, Thomaston.

 

LANE CLOSURE and DETOUR INFO

      Second Avenue will be closed from Rowan Street to North Street (Route 37) weekdays between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM.

 

      A detour with posted signs will be in place.  Traffic will be detoured onto North Street, Balmforth Avenue, Maple Avenue, Patch Street, and then onto Rowan Street.  Second Avenue will be opened to traffic at the end of each workday.

 

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



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