Weekly Update August 5, 2019

Posted on August 2, 2019

What’s Happening Now


  • Pile driving operations for new Exit 29 bridge (Bridge 6947)
  • Construct temporary I-91 SB / Route 15 SB on ramp from Airport Road
  • Widening I-91 Bridge over Airport Road (Bridge 480)
  • Soil nailing (support of excavation) for I-91 Bridge over Airport Road (Bridge 480)
  • Reconstruct Route 15 SB right shoulder under I-91 overpass (Bridge 813)
  • Installing new drainage in vicinity of I-91 NB Exit 28
  • Excavation for widening in vicinity of I-91 NB Exit 28
  • Continue widening I-91 NB embankment (Clark Dike to Exit 28)
  • Install temporary platforms for cleaning and painting beam ends on Charter Oak Bridge 
  • Blast cleaning and painting Charter Oak Bridge
  • Shoulder paving and temporary barrier installation on Route 15 and I-91
  • I-91 NB mainline milling and pavement repairs (Exit 24 to Exit 29)  
  • Continue I-91 SB mainline milling and pavement repairs (Exit 28 to Exit 25N) 
  • Continue paving of I-91 NB (Exit 24 to Exit 26)


Daytime Closures

Daytime Shoulder Closures
Monday through Friday, 8/5 throuth 8/9 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM for surveying.
  • I-91 NB (Exits 24 - 29A)   
  • I-91 SB (Exits 33 - 34)   
  • Rt 15 NB (Berlin Tpke - I-84 EB)   
  • Rt 15 SB (I-84 EB - Silas Deane Hwy)   


No Lane Closures Scheduled Wednesday 8/7 Due to Inclement Weather

Nighttime Closures

Nighttime Lane Closures
Monday through Friday from 8:00 PM to 5:00 AM for milling and paving:

  • I-91 NB (Exit 24 – 29)
  • I-91 SB (Exit 29A – 26)   


Nighttime Road Closures with Detours
  • Southbound Routes 5/15 to I-91 SB Exit 86 Closed for Night Work, Monday through Saturday nights, August 5 through August 10   - click for info and detour map.



Long-term Road Closure and Detours

No Closures currently scheduled Sunday, August 11