CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
|FOR RELEASE: March 1, 2016
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
Rehabilitation of Bridge 01748, Mayflower Street over I-84 West Hartford
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing the start of rehabilitation work on the Mayflower Street Bridge over I-84 in West Hartford on or about the week of March 1, 2016.
The bridge will be replaced in stages with half the bridge being worked on at a time.
DOT Project No. 0155-0169 was awarded to New England Infrastructure from Hudson, MA at a cost of $6.2 million and is scheduled to be completed in December 2016.
LANE CLOSURE INFO:
Mayflower Street: There will be an alternating signalized one-way traffic pattern starting March 20, 2016.
I-84: Motorists can expect scheduled lane closures on I-84 nightly between the hours of 9:00 PM and 6:00 AM. Times will vary based on the day of the week and location of the closure.
Adjacent streets and unassociated ramps: Lane closures may occur Monday thru Friday between 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM, and 6:00 PM and 6:00 AM. Lane closures on Saturday and Sunday may be expected between 6:00 PM and 10:00 AM.
The contractor will be allowed to halt traffic on I-84 and Mayflower Street for a period not to exceed 10 minutes to perform necessary work for the erection and setting of structural steel, and for the removal of the existing bridge superstructure, between 12:00 AM and 5:00 AM on all non-holiday days.
Boswell Road: Motorists will be directed to take a left on to Cottage Avenue then turn right onto Crosshill Road to Mayflower Street.
Elmhurst Street: Motorists will be directed to take Elmhurst Circle back to Mayflower Street.
Detour signs will be posted for both detour routes.