WHAT'S HAPPENING NOW

Posted on January 20, 2020

Week of January 20, 2020 

What's Happening Now:
  • Forming for abutment and piers for new Exit 29 bridge (Bridge 6947)
  • Excavation for new abutment and piers for the widening of the Charter Oak Bridge (Bridge 6000A)
  • Pile driving for the widening of the Charter Oak Bridge (Bridge 6000A)
  • Reconstructing median for the Route 15 NB Charter Oak Bridge (Bridge 6000A) 
  • Performing steel repairs under the Charter Oak Bridge (Bridge 6000A)
  • Blast cleaning and painting beam ends on Charter Oak Bridge
  • Excavation of old Route 15 NB Exit 89 and widening of Route 15 NB embankment
  • Continue widening I-91 NB embankment (Airport Road to Exit 29)
  • Continue excavation in the I-91 median from Wethersfield Cove to Exit 29
  • Installing new drainage in the I-91 median from Wethersfield Cove to Exit 29
  • Relocating IMS (Incident Management System) on I-91 NB and Route 15 NB
  • Continue soil improvement for widening I-91 Bridge over Route 15 (Bridge 813)
  • Foundation work for widening I-91 NB Bridge over Route 15 (Bridge 813)
  • Parapet demolition for widening I-91 NB Bridge over Route 15 (Bridge 813)
  • Forming abutments and piers for widening I-91 NB Bridge over Airport Road on ramp (Bridge 1466)
  • Parapet demolition for widening I-91 NB Bridge over Airport Road on ramp (Bridge 1466)
  • Micro-pile installation for widening I-91 NB Bridge over Airport Road (Bridge 480)
  • Parapet demolition for widening I-91 NB Bridge over Airport Road (Bridge 480)
  • Installing foundations for new overhead sign supports
  • Removal of sound barrier wall along Route 5/15 NB, south of Silver Lane
  • Traffic split on Route 5/15 NB from Thursday, January 23, weather permitting

Nighttime Closures

Nighttime Lane Closures from 8:00 PM to 6:00 AM, Mon through Fri, 1/20 through 1/24 
  • I-91 NB (Exit 26 to Exit 29) for bridge parapet demolition and bridge underdecking work
  • Route 5/15 NB (Exit 86 to Exit 87) for temporary barrier installation; overhead sign and pavement markings; and traffic shift

Nighttime Road Closures with Detours

Detours are weather permitting (check for possible changes daily):


Long-term Road Closure and Detours


No closures are anticipated for Saturday and Sunday, January 25 and 26.