3/11/2020 - Mixmaster - Weekend lane closure on I-84
0151-0326_Lane Closure_I-84 WB_03062020
Group: Construction News
Project No.: 151-326/151-312/151-313
Headline: Weekend Lane Closures on I-84 Westbound

Teaser:
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that, in order to facilitate construction
work associated with the Route 8/I-84 Interchange (Mixmaster) rehabilitation project in Waterbury,
lanes will need to be closed on I-84 Westbound. These lane closures will continue multiple weekends
excluding holiday weekends until November 1, 2020 the first of which will begin on Friday, March 20,
2020 through March 23, 2020.

 

Body of the Message
The project consists of the rehabilitation of numerous bridges located within the Route 8 and I-84
Interchange and was awarded to Walsh Construction Company at a cost of $152,960,945.27 on April
18, 2018 and is scheduled to be completed September 10, 2022. This project is administered by the
Office of Construction – District 4, Thomaston.

 

CLOSURE OF TWO LANES ON I-84 WESTBOUND
The left lane on I-84 Westbound between Exit 21 (to Bank Street) extending past Exit 20 (to Route 8
Northbound) will be closed on Friday, March 20, 2020 beginning at 9:00 p.m. and will extend until
Monday, March 23, 2020 at 6:00 a.m. The center lane will be closed (leaving only one lane of traffic)
between 12:00 a.m. Friday night until Saturday Morning at 7:00 a.m., from 12:00 a.m. Saturday night
until Sunday morning at 9:00 a.m., and from 12:00 a.m. Sunday evening until 6:00 a.m. Monday
morning.

 

** Please note that the start of this closure can change at any time based on weather or resources. **
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is working to inform motorists and local residents of
current and upcoming construction activities through project newsletters, press notices, travel alerts,
social media, as well as the project website, https://mixmaster-rehab.com/. If you have any
questions related to construction, please contact us at info@mixmaster-rehab.com.

 

THE INFORMATION BELOW MUST BE FILLED IN FOR PRESS INFORMATION TO SHOW UP ON MAP AND
WEBSITE
Specific Date e-alert to be issued: March 9, 2020
NOT FOR PUBLICATION MAPPING ONLY
DOT Project No.: 151-326/151-312/151-313
Route: Route 8/I-84 Interchange
Town: Waterbury
Highway log: 33.92
Project Start Date: NTP 2: June 1, 2018
Anticipated Completion Date: September 10, 2022
OW/OS Travel way Restrictions Information: N/A