Route 5/15 Bridge over Silver Lane Demolition Work

Posted on July 28, 2020

Beginning the week of July 6, and for approximately one month, there will be nighttime demolition on the Route 5/15 Bridge over Silver Lane in East Hartford. This work is necessary for the widening of Route 5/15 northbound, as part of the I-91 Charter Oak Bridge Project. The bridge demolition work will require alternating one-way traffic, and may take place Monday through Friday nights, from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM. No work will be performed on Saturday or Sunday nights.

This week's schedule is as follows: Nighttime Lane Closures possible between the hours of 8:00 PM and 6:00 AM, weather permitting, Tuesday night, 7/28, for bridge demolition

Removal of panels on the sound barrier wall, in preparation for partial bridge demolition, for widening of Route 5/15

Removal of panels on the sound barrier wall on Silver Lane Bridge

Please be aware that construction noise will be unavoidable for this operation, and we appreciate your patience during this time. Please use caution when traveling through the construction site, and follow the lane shift instructions. 
 
Below is an aerial view, indicating the bridge for demolition. 
Location of Silver lane Bridge demolition in East Hartford