CLOSURE OF EXIT 31 RAMP FROM ROUTE 8 SOUTHBOUND TO I-84 EASTBOUND
Due to inclement weather, the scheduled ramp closure (Exit 31 from Route 8 Southbound to I-84 Eastbound) that was planned for Thursday November 15 and Friday November 16 will now begin on Sunday November 18, 2018. The Exit 31 ramp from Route 8 Southbound to I-84 Eastbound will close starting at 7:00 p.m. and will reopen the following morning at 5:00 a.m. This closure will be in effect nightly until Tuesday November 20, 2018. Motorists are advised to follow posted detour routes.
Motorists should continue on Route 8 Southbound and take Exit 30 (Washington Avenue). At the end of the off-ramp, take a left onto Washington Avenue, then a left onto Riverside Street and then a right onto Bank Street. Follow signs to I-84 from Bank Street to the on-ramp of I-84 Eastbound. Due to height restrictions on Bank Street a truck detour is provided. All trucks should also take Exit 30 to Riverside Street; continue to Sunnyside Avenue and then proceed to Highland Avenue to the I-84 Eastbound on-ramp. /traffic-detours/detours
Beginning on Tuesday October 16, 2018, the on-ramp from Riverside Street to Route 8 Southbound will be closed starting at 7:00 p.m. and will re-open the following morning at 6:00 a.m. To access Route 8 Southbound, motorists should continue south on Riverside Street (Riverside Street turns into Charles Street) to the next on-ramp. This closure will be in effect nightly for two (2) to three (3) weeks.
Beginning on Sunday October 7, 2018, one lane on Route 8 Northbound from Exit 30 to Exit 32 will be closed starting at 7:00 p.m. and will re-open the following morning at 6:00 a.m. These closures will occur Sunday through Friday and will be in effect for three (3) to four (4) weeks.
Southbound Riverside Street has been changed to bi-directional (two-way) traffic. Northbound Riverside Street is now closed. Motorists are advised to follow signs and revised traffic signals.
EXIT 30 ON-RAMP AND EXIT 32 OFF-RAMP
Exit 30 on-ramp is closed and traffic is detoured to Bank Street and Riverside Street. Motorists are able to access I-84 eastbound from Meadow Street and Route 8 northbound and I-84 westbound via Riverside Street. Signage is posted to guide motorists through the detoured route.
Exit 32 off-ramp to northbound Riverside Street is closed and traffic is detoured at Exit 30 off-ramp. Motorists will be guided northerly along South Leonard Street before it becomes northbound Riverside Street. Signage is posted to guide motorists through the detoured route.