ConnDOT: Replacement of Highway Signs on Route 8 in Thomaston, Litchfield, Harwinton, Torrington, and Winchester
2016

CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
NEWS RELEASE
 
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
 
FOR RELEASE: April 27, 2016
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
WEB SITE: www.ct.gov/dot 

Replacement of Highway Signs on Route 8 in Thomaston, Litchfield, Harwinton, Torrington, and Winchester
 
 
The project consists of installing new overhead and side mounted signs and foundations on a 21.0 mile segment of Route 8 northbound and southbound between Thomaston and Winchester, beginning on May 2, 2016.
 
DOT Project No. 0174-0381 was awarded to A.M. Rizzo Electrical Contractors, Inc. at a cost of $2,517,889.25 on November 12, 2015 and is scheduled to be completed May 2017. 
 
LANE CLOSURE INFO
Motorists can expect shoulder closures and periodic lane closures on Route 8 northbound and southbound from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
 
Impact attenuators and signing patterns will be utilized to guide motorists through the work zone.
 
Motorists should be aware that modifications or extensions to this schedule may become necessary due to weather delays or other unforeseen conditions.  Motorists are advised to maintain a safe speed when driving in this vicinity.


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