ConnDOT: Weekend Closure of Route 68 in Naugatuck for Construction Activities Associated with the Rehabilitation of Bridge 00596 - Route 68 over Route 8, S.R. 710, Metro-North Railroad and Naugatuck River Naugatuck
2016

CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
NEWS RELEASE
 
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
 
FOR RELEASE: July 5, 2016
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Weekend Closure of Route 68 in Naugatuck for Construction Activities Associated with the Rehabilitation of Bridge 00596 - Route 68 over Route 8, S.R. 710, Metro-North Railroad and Naugatuck River Naugatuck
 

 The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing the scheduled weekend closure of Route 68 in Naugatuck to facilitate ongoing construction activities related to the replacement of Bridge Number 00596 which carries Route 68 over Route 8, S.R. 710, Metro-North Railroad and Naugatuck River in Naugatuck. The closure will begin on Friday, July 8 at 8:00 PM, and the roadway will reopen on Monday, July 11, 2016 at 5:00 AM.

The project consists of the rehabilitation of the full length of Bridge  00596 including replacement of the existing concrete bridge beams with high-strength weathering steel, full replacement of the existing concrete deck, reconstruction of the bridge seat at both abutments, reconstruction of existing wing walls, and various repairs to the existing five piers.  Extensive utility relocation is also included within the project.

 
DOT Project No. 0087-0142 was awarded to Mohawk Northeast, Inc. at a cost of $12,839,808.25 on February 3, 2016 and is scheduled to be completed in November 2018.
 
DETOUR INFO:
  • Route 68 East:  Take Route  63 south to Route 8 north to exit 28 to Route 68 east
  • Route  68 West: Take  Route 8 south to exit 26 to Route 63 north to Route  68 west


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