CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
|FOR RELEASE: August 2, 2017
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
Route 175 (Cedar Street) Bridge Work in Newington
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that the rehabilitation of Bridge 04326, Route 175 over Amtrak in Newington, is beginning stage 2 construction on August 18, 2017. One lane in each direction will be provided all times with occasional alternating one way-traffic.
The project consists of a full superstructure replacement and widening, concrete sidewalk on the north side of the bridge, new drainage, paving and line striping work. In later months, traffic will be restricted to a single lane in each direction over two separate weekends in order to remove existing concrete box beams and to install precast bridge units used in the bridge span replacement.
DOT Project No. 0093-0200 was awarded to O & G Industries, Inc. at a cost of $4,982,432.74 on March 2, 2017. and is scheduled to be completed on October 20, 2017.
Lane Closure Information
Stage 2 on Route 175 will have one lane in each direction from 8:00pm Friday, August 18, 2017, through 6:00am Monday, August 21, 2017.
Generally, Route 175 will have one lane in each direction, Monday through Friday - 8:00 pm to 6:00 am, Saturday through Sunday – 8:00pm to 8:00am.