CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7456
|FOR RELEASE: March 26, 2009
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TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
Construction Activity Recommencing Along I-95 in the Towns of Milford and Orange
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that construction work along I-95 from Exit 34 to Exit 41 in both directions in the towns of Milford and Orange will be recommencing beginning March 30, 2009.
The construction work will involve the removal of the existing asphalt overlay and repairs to concrete pavement and shoulders. A new overlay will be placed once these repairs have been completed.
The contractor will begin in the area from Interchange Exit 35 – School House Rd to Interchange 38 – Route 15 (Milford Connector) in the Town of Milford. The milling of the existing pavement is scheduled to begin in the northbound direction on March 30, 2009 and then move to the southbound direction.
Motorists can expect lane closures in both directions. The regular work schedule for this project is 8:00pm – 6:00am (Monday – Thursday). No work will occur over the Easter holiday period which begins at 6 a.m. on Thursday, April 9 and ends at 8 p.m. on Monday, April 10.
The contract was awarded to Manafort Brothers Inc. of Plainville, CT on July 14, 2008 at a cost of $30,998,979.00 and is scheduled to be completed in August 2010.
The project consists of pavement milling and resurfacing, bridge deck repairs, upgrades to guide rail and traffic signs, repairs to existing concrete median barrier, and repairs to existing drainage crossings. Also included in the contract is work on the expansion joints for three I-95 bridges in West Haven over Sawmill Road, Greta Street and Allings Crossing Road, and the installation of fire protection system extension at the Route 15 Sikorsky Bridge in Milford.
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