CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
|FOR RELEASE: August 23, 2018
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
Pavement Preservation Project on Route 44 from Route 167 (Bushy Hill Road) to the Bridge over the Farmington River in Avon
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a pavement preservation project will begin Tuesday night, September 4, 2018 on Route 44 (West Main Street) between the intersection at Route 167 and the bridge over the Farmington River on Route 44 in Avon. All work is weather dependent.
The project consists of milling (eastbound and westbound) 0-4 inches of old bituminous concrete pavement, repairing any cracks or potholes underlying the old bituminous surface, replacing deteriorated catch basin tops with new ones and installing new bituminous concrete pavement.
The project was awarded to Tilcon Connecticut, Inc. of New Britain, Connecticut on March 28, 2018, at a cost of $1,790,167.28, and is scheduled to be completed in October 2018.
A lane closure will begin on Tuesday night, September 4, 2018, and will be in place from 6PM to 6AM Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday night with Friday night as the rain date, for approximately 6 weeks.
One lane will be maintained in each direction for Route 44 WB and Route 44 EB between the intersection at Route 167 and the bridge over the Farmington River on Route 44.