CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
|FOR RELEASE: August 27, 2018
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
Intersection Improvement Project Scheduled to Begin on August 29, 2018, at Route 1 (Westport Avenue) from Strawberry Hill Avenue to County Street in Norwalk
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing the start of construction on Wednesday, August 29, 2018, to add a shared turning lane on Route 1 (Westport Avenue) from the intersection of Strawberry Hill Avenue to the intersection of County Street in Norwalk.
The project will be performed in six phases: Phase 1 is the Westport Avenue north side improvements, Phase 2 is the construction of the south side of Westport Avenue and Strawberry Hill Avenue, Phase 3 is the final paving along Westport Avenue, Phase 4 is the construction on north of side of Strawberry Hill Avenue, Phase 5 is the final paving along Strawberry Hill Avenue and Phase 6 is the installation of new traffic signals and signs.
DOT Project No. 102-285 was awarded to Water Construction Co., Inc. of Bridgeport, CT on July 15, 2018 at a cost of $4,461,102.00 and is scheduled for completion on June 29, 2020.
LANE CLOSURE INFO
Motorists can expect lane closures on Westport Ave U.S. Route 1, Strawberry Hill Ave. and County St. during night time only. Lanes will be operational during the day time. The work hours for this project are Sunday through Friday between 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m., Friday through Saturday between 8:00 p.m. and 8:00 a.m., and Saturday through Sunday between 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 a.m.
Motorists should be aware that modifications or extensions to this schedule may become necessary due to weather delays or other unforeseen conditions. Motorists are advised to maintain a safe speed when driving in this vicinity.