CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
|FOR RELEASE: , 2015
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
On-Ramp Closure Scheduled to Facilitate Bridge Expansion Joint Repairs on Route 15 Southbound over the Connecticut River (Charter Oak Bridge) in East Hartford
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that work is scheduled to restart on the southbound direction of the Charter Oak Bridge which carries Route 15 over the Connecticut River in East Hartford and Hartford.
The work will require closure of the East River Drive on-ramp between the hours of 4 pm and 7 am from Monday, March 30, through Friday, May 15. The ramp and lane closures are required to complete repairs to the approach area and bridge joints. Work has been restricted due to the weather conditions and is expected to be completed in May 2015.
DOT Project No. 0063-0706, was awarded to Rotha Construction of Avon, CT and is being administered by the Office of Construction, District 1 Rocky Hill.
Lane Closure Information
Tuesday and Wednesday between 11 AM and 2 PM
All other times during the day only shoulder closures allowed
Monday and Tuesday - 7 PM to 7 AM following day
Wednesday and Thursday – 8 PM to 7 AM following day
Friday - 9 PM to 9 AM Saturday
Saturday – 8 PM to 11 AM Sunday
Sunday - 9 PM to 7 AM Monday
East River Drive On-Ramp Closure and Detour
Signs will be in place to detour traffic to I-91 South and Route 5/15 south via the Silver Lane entrance ramp
Note- No construction activity will occur during the Easter Holiday period from 6 AM on Thursday April 2 to 8 pm Monday, April 6, 2015.