Opening Ceremony and Ribbon-Cutting Event for the New I-91 NB Exit 29

Posted on May 28, 2021

On May 25, there was a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by CTDOT in celebration of the opening of the new exit. Click to see the program of the event as a PDF.
Read more about the event and
work still to be done.

Speakers at the event included (in order of appearance):
  • Joseph J. Giulietti, Commissioner, CTDOT. Governor, State of Connecticut
  • Donald Ward, District 1, District Engineer, CTDOT
  • Susan Bysiewicz, Lt. Governor, State of Connecticut
  • Ned Lamont, Governor, State of Connecticut
  • Saud Anwar, State Senator, 3rd District, State of Connecticut
  • Will Haskell, State Senator, 26th District, State of Connecticut, and Transportation Co-Chair
  • Marcia Leclerc, Mayor, East Hartford, CT
  • Michael Rell, Mayor, Wethersfield, CT
Governor Ned Lamont addresses attendees at the I-91 NB Exit 29 Opening Event

Watch the Event as covered by WFSB in the News:
See more photos of the event below.
CTDOT Commissioner Joseph J. Giulietti addresses attendees

CTDOT District 1, District Engineer, Donald Ward addresses attendees

Lt. Governor Susan Bysiewicz addresses attendees

Connecticut State Senator Saud Anwar addresses attendees

Public Information SWAG table with commemorative items; Project team banner on displayed.

The opening event with the Charter Oak Bridge in the background

From The Hartford Courant

From the Hartford Courant

Governor Ned Lamont poses with some of the Project Team members.