PROJECT PHOTOS

The following photos are in order with most recent on the top:
Steel erection on the Charter Oak Bridge - 7/14/21

Steel erection on the Charter Oak Bridge - 7/14/21

Steel erection on the Charter Oak Bridge - top view - 7/14/21

Peregrine Falcon nesting on the Charter Oak Bridge 7/13/2021

Peregrine Falcon nesting on the Charter Oak Bridge 7/13/2021

Former I-91 NB Exit 29 demolition- 7/13/21

Former I-91 NB Exit 29 demolition - 7/13/21

Former I-91 NB Exit 29 - 7/13/21

Retaining wall 107 for Route 5/15 NB widening in Main Street vicinity in East Hartford - 7/8/21

Route 5/15 NB widening over Main Street in East Hartford - 7/8/21

Route 5/15 NB widening over Silver Lane in East Hartford - 7/8/21

Former Exit 29 demolition 7/1/21

Former Exit 29 demolition 7/1/21

Cove Bridge Deck clean-up 6/30/2021

Cove Bridge Deck clean-up 6/30/2021

Route 5/15 widening north of Silver Lane in East Hartford 6/30/21

Wall 106 - Main Street vicinity in East Hartford 6/30/21

Former Exit 29 demolition 6/30/21

Progress on I-91 bridge over Route 5/15 - 6/24/21

Progress on I-91 bridge over Route 5/15 - 6/24/21

I-91 over Airport Rd on-ramp to I-91 SB - 6/24/21

Progress on the Route 5/15 lowering in the Exit 87 vicinity - 6/24/21

Progress on the I-91 bridge over Airport Road - 6/24/21

Former Exit 29 demolition progress - 6/24/21

Former Exit 29 demolition progress - 6/24/21

Former Exit 29 demolition progress - 6/24/21

Former Exit 29 in the process of being demolished - 6/15/21

From street view, former Exit 29 in the process of being demolished - 6/15/21

I-91 NB Bridge over Route 5/15 - 6/4/2021



Facing north toward the Charter Oak Bridge, view from the new I-91 NB Exit 29.

Facing south, the new I-91 NB Exit 29

Widening of Route 5/15 at Silver Lane in East Hartford

Wall 107, for widening of Route 5/15. along Exit 91 to Silver Lane in East Hartford

CTDOT Commissioner Joseph Giulietti addresses gives opening remarks at the I-91 NB Exit 29 Opening Event

CTDOT District 1 District Engineer addresses attendees at the event

Governor Ned Lamont addresses attendees

Project Team with Governor Ned Lamont

Widening and deck construction for I-91 bridge over Airport Road on ramp to I-91 SB - 5/10/21

I-91 NB widening in the vicinity of Exit 28 - 5/10/21

Facing south, paving of the new bridge approach to the Charter Oak Bridge - 5/7/21

New median barrier on Route 5/15 - 5/7/21

New I-91 NB Exit 29 bridge approach - 5/7/21

New I-91 NB Exit 29 bridge approach - 5/7/21

Overhead sign installation 4/28/21

Steel erection on the Route 5/15 bridge over Silver Lane in East Hartford 4/28/21

Setting false work to start building the new concrete girders for the widening of Route 5/15 NB over Main Street in East Hartford - 4/20/21


New steel girders for the I-91 NB widening over Route 5/15 - 4/1/2021

New bridge deck for I-91 NB Exit 29 bridge - 4/1/2021

Retaining wall construction for new on-ramp to Route 5/15 NB - 4/1/2021

Parapet installation on retaining wall - 4/1/2021

Parapet installation on retaining wall - 4/1/2021

March is National Women's Month -
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International Women's Day - March 8, 2021

Median barrier work as seen from the I-91 NB bridge widening over Route 5/15. - 3/18/2021

Median barrier work on Route 5/15 under the I-91 NB bridge widening - 3/18/2021

I-91 NB bridge widening over Route 5/15 - 3/18/2021

Median drainage work, Wethersfield - 3/18/2021

Widening of I-91 NB bridge over Route 5/15 - January 2021

Widening of I-91 NB bridge over Airport Road - January 2021

Widening of I-91 bridge over the on ramp to I-91 SB and Route 5/15 SB - January 2021

Facing south, the path for the future I-91 NB Exit 29 - January 2021

Widening of the Route 5/15 bridge over Main Street in East Hartford - January 2021

Widening of the Route 5/15 bridge over Silver Lane in East Hartford - January 2021

The new I-91 NB Exit 29 Bridge seen from I-91 SB ground level.







Charter Oak Bridge joint construction - 2/18/2021

I-91 Bridge over Airport Road widening - 2/18/2021

Facing south, view of wall 104 - the future on-ramp bridge that will merge onto Route 5/15 - 2/18/2021

Facing the Charter Oak Bridge, view from wall 104 and the end of the future on-ramp bridge that will merge onto Route 5/15 - 2/18/2021

Facing the Charter Oak Bridge, view from wall 104 and the end of the future on-ramp bridge that will merge onto Route 5/15 - 2/11/2021

Joint replacement on the Charter Oak Bridge - 2/11/2021


Facing north toward the Charter Oak Bridge, progress on the construction for future I-91 NB Exit 29 ramp to Route 5/15 NB.



Facing north, toward the Charter Oak Bridge, retaining wall construction for future on ramp to Route 5/15 NB

As above, retaining wall construction for future on ramp to Route 5/15 NB - 1/21/2021

Airport Road demolition for widening - 1/21/2021

Main Street Bridge in East Hartford with pile driving for widening completed - 1/21/2021


Main Street Bridge pile driving for widening 1/6/2021

Silver lane Bridge construction for widening 1/6/2021

Route 5/15 NB traffic shifted onto the widened Charter Oak Bridge!! 12/16/2020

Route 5/15 NB traffic shifted onto the widened Charter Oak Bridge!! 12/16/2020

Paving on the Charter Oak Bridge widening - 12/10/2020

Widening of the Charter Oak Bridge - 12/10/2020


Future location of merge from Exit 29 onto Route 5/15 NB - 12/10/2020

Facing south, the future I-91 Exit 29 bridge over Route 5/15 SB - 12/10/2020


Stage construction of Rt 5/15 NB, Exit 89 to 91, and new Exit 29 bridge on left 12/10/2020

Bridge membrane installation and paving on I-91 SB, 12/2/2020


Bridge membrane installation on I-91 SB, 12/2/2020

Steel erection completed for widened I-91 NB over Airport Road - 11/17/2020

Nighttime paving of I-91 SB Exit 28 - 11/17/2020

Pier footing for I-91 bridge over Route 5/15 (bridge 813) - 11/9/2020

Rebar for deck of future I-91 Exit 29 (Charter Oak Bridge is in the distance) - 11/9/2020

Concrete pour for deck of future I-91 Exit 29 - 11/9/2020

Route 5/15 NB widening on the Charter Oak Bridge (Exit 29 is on right) 11/4/2020

Post tensioning of the new piers 10/28/2020

New I-91 Exit 29 bridge deck with rebar reinforcement 10/28/2020

New I-91 Exit 29 bridge deck with rebar reinforcement 10/28/2020

Concrete installation of Charter Oak Bridge new bridge deck 10/23/2020

Concrete installation of Charter Oak Bridge new bridge deck 10/23/2020

Future I-91 Exit 29 bridge deck construction 10/14/2020

Concrete pour in the median 10/14/2020

Concrete pour in the median 10/14/2020

The Route 5/15 SB Exit 87 access ramp to I-91 SB newly paved prior to opening on 10/21.

Bridge deck under construction for widened Route 5/15 NB on the Charter Oak Bridge

Bridge deck under construction for widened Route 5/15 NB on the Charter Oak Bridge

Bridge work on the future I-91 NB Exit 29 off-ramp

Future I-91 NB Exit 29 bridge - 10/2/2020

I-91 slope seeding at Airport Road vicinity - 10/2/2020

Setting the last tub girder for future I-91 NB Exit 29 - 10/1/2020

The last tub girder set in place for future I-91 NB Exit 29 - 10/1/2020

Charter Oak Bridge deck widening - 10/2/2020

Tub girders in place for future I-91 NB Exit 29 bridge. 9/2020

Tub girder installation for future I-91 NB Exit 29 bridge - 9/16/2020

Tub girder installation on the straddle bent over Route 5/15 SB. 9/15/2020

New bridge deck on Charter Oak Bridge, Route 5/15 NB. 9/15/2020

Tub-girder installation on future I-91 NB Exit 29 bridge over Route 5/15 SB. 9/9/2020

Tub-girder installation on future I-91 NB Exit 29 bridge over Route 5/15 SB. 9/9/2020

Straddle Bend beam over Route 5/15 SB will carry the new Exit 29 Bridge

Straddle Bend beam over Route 5/15 SB placement. 9/4/2020

Straddle Beam over Route 5/15 SB placement. 9/4/2020


Three tub-girders in place on pier for future Exit 29. 9/2/2020

Steel tub-girder erection for the future I-91 NB Exit 29 bridge 8-31-2020

Steel tub-girder erection for the future I-91 NB Exit 29 bridge 8-31-2020

Steel tub-girder erection for the future I-91 NB Exit 29 bridge 8-31-2020

The new steel tub-girders for installation on the new piers for the future I-91 NB Exit 29 bridge

New piers for future I-91 NB Exit 29 bridge, 8/18/2020

New piers for future I-91 NB Exit 29 bridge, 8/18/2020

Facing south, new portion of Charter Oak Bridge under construction to left of existing bridge

Facing south, new portion of Charter Oak Bridge under construction to left of existing bridge

New construction under I-91 NB bridge over Airport Rd. on-ramp, 8/18/2020

Pile driving for widening of Route 5/15's Main Street bridge in East Hartford, 8/13/2020

Concrete pour on new pier for future I-91 NB Exit 29, 8/7/2020

Two new piers for future I-91 NB Exit 29, 8/6/2020

Retaining wall for future I-91 NB Exit 29 on ramp to Route 5/15, 8/6/2020

Paving in the median on I-91, 7/30/2020

Paving in the median on I-91, 7/30/2020

Milling on I-91 SB, 7/30/2020

Milling on I-91 SB, 7/30/2020

Girder installation over I-91 NB, 7/28/2020

Nighttime girder installation over I-91 NB, 7/24/20

Nighttime girder installation over I-91 NB, 7/24/20

Installation of new girders over I-91 NB, July 24, 2020

View of new beams on Charter Oak Bridge, from Reserve Road 7/22

Soil nail wall for Route 5/15 NB widening in East Hartford

New structural steel beams along Route 5/15 for widening on the Charter Oak Bridge, 7/15/2020

New structural steel beams along Route 5/15 for widening on the Charter Oak Bridge, 7/15/2020

Installation of new structural steel beams along Route 5/15 for widening on the Charter Oak Bridge, 7/15/2020







Sound wall panel removal on Silver Lane Bridge, East Hartford, 7/9/2020

Sound wall panel removal on Silver Lane Bridge, East Hartford, 7/9/2020

Sound wall panel removal on Silver Lane Bridge, East Hartford, 7/9/2020

Overhead sign installation on I-91 NB, 7/8/2020

I-91 Bridge over Route 5/15 median deck reconstruction, 7/7/2020

Main Street Bridge in East Hartford with parapet removed, 7/8/2020

Main Street Bridge in East Hartford with parapet removed, and crane at site in the commuter lot, 7/8/2020

Main Street Bridge in East Hartford with parapet removed, 7/8/2020

I-9I new median in the vicinity of Exit 27, 7/3/2020

New beams have arrived for new I-91 NB Exit 29 bridge!! 7/2/2000

New beams for new I-91 NB Exit 29 bridge, 7/2/2000

Construction of Pier 2, of the new I-91 NB Exit 29 bridge onto Route 15 NB, in the median work zone. Route 15 and the I-91 NB on-ramp are on the right.

Existing Charter Oak Bridge bridge deck and new median reconstruction, 6/30/2020.

Workers over I-91 NB on man-lifts install steel connecting plates on the Charter Oak Bridge. The new steel girders for new bridge will connect to these plates. June 2020

I-91 over Airport Road concrete work, repairing bridge, June 2020

I-91 over Airport Road concrete work, repairing bridge, June 2020

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Night work on the I-91 SB bridge over Airport Road - partial-depth concrete repairs, June 2020

Route 5/15 lowering at I-91 bridge over Route 5/15, Exit 87

Route 5/15 SB lowering at I-91 bridge over Route 5/15

Median barrier installation on I-91, June 2020

Abutment 1 for widening Route 5/15 NB at the Charter Oak Bridge (Bridge 6000) May 2020

Abutment 1 for widening Route 5/15 NB at the Charter Oak Bridge (Bridge 6000)


Concrete pour for Pier 1 footing for widening Route 5/15 NB at the Charter Oak Bridge (Bridge 6000) May 2020

Concrete pour for Pier 1 footing for widening Route 5/15 NB at the Charter Oak Bridge (Bridge 6000) May 2020

Concrete pour for Pier 1 footing for widening Route 5/15 NB at the Charter Oak Bridge (Bridge 6000) May 2020

Concrete pour for Pier 1 footing for widening Route 5/15 NB at the Charter Oak Bridge (Bridge 6000) May 2020

Pier 3 stem footing for widening Route 5/15 NB at the Charter Oak Bridge (Bridge 6000) May 2020

Facing north, construction site of future I-91 NB Exit 29

Facing north, abutment for future I-91 NB Exit 29 (Bridge 6947)

Facing north, Retaining Wall 103 and abutment for future I-91 NB Exit 29 (Bridge 6947)

Retaining Wall 103 construction, for future I-91 NB Exit 29 (Bridge 6947)

New abutments for widened I-91 NB bridge over Airport Road (Bridge 480) May 2020

New abutments and pier for widened I-91 NB bridge over on-ramp to I-91 SB and Route 5/15 SB from Airport Road (Bridge 1466) May 2020

Abutments & pier for widened I-91 NB bridge over Route 5/15 - (Bridge 813) May, 2020

Abutments & pier for widened I-91 NB bridge over Route 5/15 - (Bridge 813) May, 2020

Installing barrier under I-91 NB bridge over Route 5/15 (Bridge 813)

Installation of drainage in the median of I-91 in Wethersfield

Installation of drainage in the median of I-91 in Wethersfield, may 2020

Forming for abutment and piers for new Exit 29 bridge (Bridge 6947)

Forming for abutment and piers for new Exit 29 bridge
Soil nail wall in East Hartford along Route 5/15 NB for roadway widening - April 2020





Comparative Construction Photos

Widening of I-91 NB over Route 5/15


Widening of I-91 NB

Site of future I-91 NB Exit 29

Construction Photos March 2020

Charter Oak Bridge new Pier 3 concrete pour today - 3/31/2020

Nighttime bridge deck and wingwall demolition on I-91 NB over Airport Road on-ramp - 3/26/2020


Nighttime bridge deck and wingwall demolition on I-91 NB over Airport Road on-ramp - 3-26-2020

Route 15 NB and Exit 89 prior to new traffic shift

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Route 5/15 NB Exit 89 off-ramp; site of upcoming traffic shift to happen week of 3/30/2020

New pier for widened I-91 NB Bridge over Route 5/15 - March 20, 2020

Slopes widened for roadway widening - March 20, 2020

Route 5/15 NB new Exit 89, ready for paving - March 20, 2020

New pier for widened portion of Charter Oak Bridge (pier 2)

Site for new pier for the widened portion of Charter Oak Bridge (pier 1

Soil nail wall in East Hartford along Route 5/15 NB for roadway widening - March 20, 2020

Soil nail wall in East Hartford along Route 5/15 NB for roadway widening - Feb. 2020

Steel repairs on the Charter Oak Bridge, March 2020

5/15 NB with casing installation for widening. Note the parapet has been removed.

5/15 NB Parapet Demolition

Steel casings for steel piles for widening of I-91 at Charter Oak Bridge

I-91 Bridge over Route 5/15 - pier 1 concrete pour for widening of I-91

New I-91 Exit 29 pier and abutment taking shape

Footing for widened I-91 at Charter Oak Bridge


Facing north, Route 5/15 NB Traffic split before Exit 87 - January 2020


Facing southeast, Route 5/15 with traffic split and I-91 bridge demolition - January 2020
Charter Oak Bridge deck reconstruction - January 2020

Pumping concrete into abutment #1 for new I-91 NB Exit 29

Sound barrier wall removal in East Hartford
Pile driving for roadway widening - September 2019
Paving I-91 at night - July 2019