In Waterford, I-395 Southbound closures July 19 – 29

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that activities related to The Rehabilitation of Bridge No. 00255, I-395 over Route 85 in the town of Waterford are expected to cause significant delays. The work is tentatively scheduled to occur during the following period: Friday, July 19 through Monday, July 29.

Motorists are advised to avoid the impacted area during the 10-day timeframe.

Lane Closures

I-395 Southbound at Exit 2

Closure and detour is scheduled to occur between 6:00 pm on Friday, July 19, 2019 and 6:00 pm on Monday, July 29, 2019. I-395 Southbound traffic will be detoured off mainline I-395 at Exit 2. Traffic will travel across Route 85 to Exit 2 on ramp and back onto I-395 Southbound.  The intersection will be signalized with police assistance.

I-395 Northbound will not be affected during this timeframe.

Be advised

  • Signs will be posted to help guide you.
  • Work will be occurring 24 hours a day throughout the closure period.
  • Route 85 traffic will also be significantly impacted but will remain open in both directions controlled by a traffic signal at I-395 SB Exit 2 off and on ramp. 

Maps of planned closures and detours

I-395 Southbound detour route at the bridge…

I-395 Southbound diversion route prior to construction site…

I-395 & Route 85 diversion routes…