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Significant Delays on I-95 in Connecticut July 14 Thru 16

The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) is announcing that activities relating to the relocation of I-95 Northbound lanes to the new bridge over Water Street in New Haven are expected to cause delays throughout the I-95 New Haven Corridor during the weekend of Thursday, July 14 through Saturday, July 16, 2016. Please plan ahead and consider alternate routes to get to your destination.

Lane and on/off-ramp closures and detours will occur on I-95 Northbound between 9 PM Thursday, July 14 and 6 AM Friday, July 15 and between 9 PM Friday, July 15 and 9 AM Saturday, July 16, 2016. A 20 minute stoppage on I-95 Northbound will occur between the hours of 12 AM and 7 AM Saturday, July 16, 2016 to facilitate the installation of overhead signage.

The I-95 Northbound off-ramp to I-91 Northbound (Exit 48) will become a right hand exit.

All travel lanes on I-95 Northbound will be reopened by 9 AM Saturday, July 16, 2016 in a new alignment over the new bridge over Water Street, completing another major milestone for the I-95 New Haven Harbor Crossing Corridor Improvement Program.

These construction activities are necessary to facilitate roadway construction as work progresses on the Reconstruction of the I-95 / I-91 / Route 34 Interchange and other projects that are part of the I-95 New Haven Harbor Crossing (NHHC) Corridor Improvement Program.

20 Minute Stoppage
12 AM – 7 AM Saturday, July 16, 2016

  • I-95 Northbound between the off-ramps to Ella Grasso Boulevard (Exit 44) and Long Wharf Drive (Exit 46)

2 AM – 6 AM Friday, July 15, 2016

  • Closure and detour of the Long Wharf Drive on-ramp to I-95 Northbound
  • Closure and detour of the I-95 Northbound off-ramp to Route 34 Westbound (Exit 47)

10 PM Friday, July 15 – 3 AM Saturday, June 16, 2016

  • Closure and detour of the Wooster Street on-ramp to I-95 Northbound
  • Closure and detour of the I-91 Southbound off-ramp to I-95 Southbound

3 AM Saturday, July 16 – 8 AM Saturday, July 16, 2016

  • Closure and detour of the Long Wharf Drive on-ramp to I-95 Northbound
  • Closure and detour of the I-95 Northbound off-ramp to Route 34 Westbound (Exit 47)
  • Closure and detour of the Route 34 Eastbound on-ramp to I-95 Northbound
  • Closure and detour of the Route 34 Eastbound on-ramp to I-91 Northbound
  • Closure and detour of the I-95 Northbound off-ramp to Woodward Avenue (Exit 50)

LANE CLOSURE INFO- Signs will be posted to assist motorists
Nighttime lane closures will occur on I-95, I-91, Route 34 and the surrounding interchange between the hours of 9 PM and 5 AM. This work is necessary to facilitate scheduled bridge construction and roadway repairs.

CONTINGENCY DATE- In the event of inclement weather, the work will be rescheduled to Saturday, July 16 through Sunday, July 17, 2016.

CTDOT encourages safe driving throughout the I-95 New Haven Corridor and asks motorists to follow posted speed limits to maintain safe and efficient traffic flow as construction continues.


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