CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
|FOR RELEASE: August 6, 2017
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
Pavement Preservation on Interstate 95 in Fairfield and Bridgeport
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing ramp closures on I-95 between the New England Avenue overpass (near Exit 24) and the Wordin Avenue overpass (near Exit 26) in Fairfield and Bridgeport continuing for the Week of August 6, 2017.
The project involves milling bridge decks, repairs to exposed bridge decks and paving a section of I-95 between the New England Avenue overpass (near Exit 24) and the Wordin Avenue overpass (near Exit 26) for a total distance of 2.3 miles. The contractor will then reverse direction proceeding southbound on Interstate 95 all within this construction season.
There will be milling and paving of on ramps and off ramps and repair of existing concrete bridge decks. Detour routes will be provided should ramps need to be closed for construction activities.
DOT Project No. 0050-0219 was awarded to Waters Construction Co., Inc. of Bridgeport CT on June 3, 2016 at a cost of $14,462,816.25 and is scheduled for completion on November 14, 2017.
LANE CLOSURE INFO:
The following ramps are scheduled to be closed (The days are contingent to weather conditions):
Week of 08/06/2017 –
• Sunday, 8/06 –
I-95 SB Off-Ramp 26 will be detoured to SB 25 Off-Ramp
I-95 SB On-Ramp 26 will be detoured to SB 27 On-Ramp
I-95 SB Off-Ramp 25 will be detoured to SB 24 Off-Ramp
• Tuesday, 8/08 –
I-95 NB On-Ramp 25 will be detoured to NB 26 On-Ramp
• Thursday, 8/10 –
I-95 NB Off-Ramp 26 will be detoured to NB 27 Off-Ramp
The times for all ramp closures will be from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. Message boards will display a few days in advance of each ramp closure. All detours will be placed in accordance with the contract. Only one ramp will be closed per direction at one time.