Route 5/15 construction to reduce bridge clearance

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing the rehabilitation of Bridge Number 00807 in the Town of Wethersfield commencing on April 1, 2018. This work will result in reduced bridge clearance. Route 15 vertical clearance will be reduced to 13’-4” due to anticipated work.

The project consists of the rehabilitation of Bridge No. 00807, which carries Ridge Road over Route 5/15.

The overall scope of rehabilitation for this bridge consists of the relocation of the gas and water main, removal of existing knee walls, deck patching, and substructure repairs as required. The roadway on top of the bridge will be completely reconstructed along with the existing parapets, and sidewalks.

Lane Closure Information

Route 5/15 Northbound & Southbound

Monday through Friday (Daytime): 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Monday through Friday (Nighttime): 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.

Saturday & Sunday: Midnight to Noon

Ridge Road

One-way alternating vehicular traffic controlled by temporary signalization for the duration of the project.

Oakdale Street

Westbound portion will be closed at the intersection with Ridge Road during stage construction.

Detour Information

Westbound portion of Oakdale Street will be closed during stage construction and shall not exceed 217 consecutive days. Expected completion date is November 30, 2018.