CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
|FOR RELEASE: August 30, 2016
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
- MOTORIST ADVISORY -
Weekend Closure of Route 34 Scheduled in Derby
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing the scheduled closure and detour of Route 34 in the City of Derby. The weekend closure will occur Friday, September 9, 2016, from 10:00 PM through Monday September 12, 2016, at 5:00 AM. MOTORISTS ARE STRONGLY URGED TO SEEK ALTERNATIVE ROUTES DURING THE CLOSURE.
The closure is necessary to facilitate the placement of concrete for final portions of the new bridge deck associated with the rehabilitation and widening of Bridge 00947, carrying Route 34 (Main Street) over the Naugatuck River.
DETOUR / LANE CLOSURE INFO
A detour will be in place utilizing Route 115 (Derby Avenue), Division Street in Ansonia to cross the Naugatuck River, Pershing Drive and Route 8. Detour signs will be posted and Derby and Ansonia Police will assist with traffic control. One lane will be provided for emergency vehicles and pedestrians only during the closures.
DOT Project No. 0036-0182 was awarded to Baier Construction Co. of Bloomfield, Connecticut at a cost of $8,865,000.50 on March 14, 2014, and is scheduled to be completed in November 2016.
If necessary, due to inclement weather, the closure period may be postponed to the following weekend.