CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
|FOR RELEASE: August 4, 2016
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
I-95 Southbound Exit 71 On and Off-Ramp Closures to Take Place in East Lyme and Old Lyme
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing ramp closures for the Exit 71 on and off ramps for I-95 Southbound in the vicinity of the East Lyme/Old Lyme town line. Work will commence on August 8, 2016, and be completed by August 22, 2016. Both the southbound I-95 Exit 71 on and off ramps will be closed for a continuous 14 day period.
The closure of Exit 71 on and off ramps for Four Mile River Road (Exit 71) will begin 12:00 AM, August 8, 2016 and be completed by August 22, 2016.
The reconstruction of the southbound Exit 71 on and off ramps will involve full depth pavement replacement.
LANE CLOSURE / DETOUR INFO
Motorists on I-95 can expect temporary lane shifts and/or closures during the evening between 7:00 pm and 7:00 am.
Motorist utilizing the Exit 71 southbound off ramp to access Four Mile River Road should use the off ramp for Exit 72 (Rocky Neck Connector), Route 156 and Four Mile River Road.
Motorist intending to access I-95 southbound should use Four Mile River Road to Route 156 to the Rocky Neck Connector and access I-95 Southbound via the Exit 72 on-ramp.
Motorists are encouraged to follow detour signs or use alternate routes.
Motorists are urged to obey the posted speed limit and proceed with caution when driving in this area.