Weekly Update August 12, 2019

Posted on August 9, 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
  • Excavation for 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 beam ends
  • Shoulder paving and temporary barrier installation on Route 15 and I-91
  • Continue 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)
  • Relocating IMS (Incident Management System) on I-91 NB and Route 15 NB


No Daytime Closures


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


  • The on-ramp to I-91 NB at Exit 26 Closed (Great Meadow Road on-ramp) Tuesday through Saturday, 8/13 through and 8/17   click for info and detour map.


  • I-91 SB Exit 28 off-ramp to Routes 5/15 SB (Wethersfield and Newington) Closed Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, 8/15, 8/16, and 8/17. (note: not to be closed at same time as Airport Road on-ramp to I-91 SB and Route 5/15 SB) - click for info and detour map

  • Airport Road on-ramp to Route 5/15 SB  and I-91 SB Closed Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, 8/15, 8/16, and 8/17.  (note: not to be closed at same time I-91 SB Exit 28 off-ramp to Routes 5/15 SB) - click for info and detour map

Long-term Road Closure and Detours

No Closures currently scheduled Sunday, August 18