ConnDOT: Expect Significant Delays on Thursday, July 14 through Saturday, July 16, 2016 as I-95 NB Traffic is Shifted onto the New Bridge over Water Street. The I-95 NB Off-Ramp to I-91 NB (Exit 48) will become a Right Hand Exit
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CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
NEWS RELEASE
 
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
 
FOR RELEASE: July 8, 2016
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Expect Significant Delays  on Thursday, July 14 through Saturday, July 16, 2016 as I-95 NB Traffic is Shifted onto the New Bridge over Water Street. The I-95 NB Off-Ramp to I-91 NB (Exit 48) will become a Right Hand Exit

The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) is announcing that activities relating to the relocation of I-95 Northbound lanes to the new bridge over Water Street in New Haven are expected to cause delays throughout the I-95 New Haven Corridor during the weekend of Thursday, July 14 through Saturday, July 16, 2016. Please plan ahead and consider alternate routes to get to your destination.
 
Lane and on/off-ramp closures and detours will occur on I-95 Northbound between 9 PM Thursday, July 14 and 6 AM Friday, July 15 and between 9 PM Friday, July 15 and 9 AM Saturday, July 16, 2016. A 20 minute stoppage on I-95 Northbound will occur between the hours of 12 AM and 7 AM Saturday, July 16, 2016 to facilitate the installation of overhead signage.

The I-95 Northbound off-ramp to I-91 Northbound (Exit 48) will become a right hand exit. 
All travel lanes on I-95 Northbound will be reopened by 9 AM Saturday, July 16, 2016 in a new alignment over the new bridge over Water Street, completing another major milestone for the I-95 New Haven Harbor Crossing Corridor Improvement Program.

These construction activities are necessary to facilitate roadway construction as work progresses on the Reconstruction of the I-95 / I-91 / Route 34 Interchange and other projects that are part of the I-95 New Haven Harbor Crossing (NHHC) Corridor Improvement Program.

20 Minute Stoppage
12 AM 7 AM Saturday, July 16, 2016
I-95 Northbound between the off-ramps to Ella Grasso Boulevard (Exit 44) and Long Wharf Drive (Exit 46)
 
RAMP/DETOUR INFO For detour maps please visit www.i95newhaven.com


1 AM Friday, July 15, 2016 5 AM Friday, July 15, 2016
Closure and detour of the Long Wharf Drive on-ramp to I-95 Northbound
Closure and detour of the I-95 Northbound off-ramp to Route 34 Westbound (Exit 47)

11 PM Friday, July 15 8 AM Saturday, July 16, 2016
Closure and detour of the Long Wharf Drive on-ramp to I-95 Northbound
Closure and detour of the I-95 Northbound off-ramp to Route 34 Westbound (Exit 47)

1 AM Saturday, July 16 8 AM Saturday, July 16, 2016
Closure and detour of the Route 34 Eastbound on-ramp to I-95 Northbound
Closure and detour of the Route 34 Eastbound on-ramp to I-91 Northbound
Closure and detour of the I-95 Northbound off-ramp to Woodward Avenue (Exit 50)

LANE CLOSURE INFO- Signs will be posted to assist motorists
Nighttime lane closures will occur on I-95, I-91, Route 34 and the surrounding interchange between the hours of 9 PM and 5 AM. This work is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge construction and roadway repairs.

CONTINGENCY DATE- In the event of inclement weather, the work will be rescheduled to Saturday, July 16 through Sunday, July 17, 2016.

ADDITIONAL TRAVEL INFO-

CTDOT encourages safe driving throughout the I-95 New Haven Corridor and asks motorists to follow posted speed limits to maintain safe and efficient traffic flow as construction continues. For more information, before and after visualizations, videos, detours and alternate routes, please visit www.i95newhaven.com.
 
If you have any questions about the program, please call us at 1-203-752-1996 or send an email to info@I95NewHaven.com.


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