EXIT 35 AND U-TURN CLOSED ON AUGUST 1ST

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that on August 1,  2020 the exit ramp/u-turn (Exit 35) from Route 8 Northbound will be closed from 4:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Motorists are advised to follow the posted detour: https://mixmaster-rehab.com/traffic-detours/detours

LANE CLOSURES ON I-84 EASTBOUND

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that, in order to facilitate construction work associated with the project, lane closures on I-84 Eastbound will begin on Sunday, June 21, 2020 and will continue every Sunday through Friday night. One lane on I-84 Eastbound will be taken beginning at 8:00 p.m. and two lanes are scheduled to close beginning at 10:00 p.m. All lanes will reopen at 6:00 a.m. the following day. These lane closures will continue into the foreseeable future.

LANE CLOSURES ON I-84 wESTBOUND

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that, in order to facilitate construction work associated with the project, 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 left lane on I-84 Westbound between Exit 21 (to Bank Street) extending past Exit 20 (to Route 8 Northbound) will be closed indefinitely. 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. 

LANE CLOSURES ON route 8 northbound and southBOUND

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that there will be a scheduled long-term lane closure on Route 8 southbound to facilitate construction work (concrete bridge deck replacement) associated with the project.  Beginning on Sunday, January 5, 2020, one lane of Route 8 southbound will be closed for a duration of approximately two years. The closure may cause significant traffic impacts due to the Exit 19 ramp (from I-84 westbound to Route 8 southbound) also being closed. With high traffic volumes, especially during rush hour, the Connecticut Department of Transportation is urging motorists to seek alternative routes if possible.

There will also be periodic lane closures on Route 8 Northbound excluding holiday weekends.  Please refer back to our weekly traffic impact page for specific details on these closures.

EXIT 31 RAMP FROM ROUTE 8 SOUTHBOUND TO I-84 EASTBOUND

The ramp from Route 8 Southbound to I-84 Eastbound (Bridge 3191D) will be closed for three nights beginning June 21, 2020. The closure will occur between the hours of 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.  Once reopened, the ramp will be reduced to one lane for stage construction.  

Motorists traveling Route 8 Southbound should take Exit 32 onto Riverside Street. Take a right onto Sunnyside Avenue (which turns into Chase Parkway) and the I-84 Eastbound on-ramp will be on the right.

closure of exit 19 ramp from i-84 westbound and bank street ramp to route 8 southbound

The Exit 19 off-ramp from I-84 Westbound and the Bank Street on-ramp to Route 8 Southbound will be closed to allow for the installation of the temporary pavement markings and temporary sign panels for both exits, removal of existing overhead sign panels and the installation of temporary work platforms needed to complete concrete deck and structural steel repairs. 

EXIT 19 RAMP FROM I-84 WESTBOUND DETOUR

Motorists traveling I-84 Westbound should take Exit 20 to Route 8 Northbound and follow to u-turn (Exit 35 - Watertown) back onto Route 8 Southbound.

BANK STREET ON-RAMP TO ROUTE 8 SOUTHBOUND DETOUR

Motorists traveling I-84 Westbound should take Exit 20 to Route 8 Northbound and follow to u-turn (Exit 35 - Watertown) back onto Route 8 Southbound.

closure of exit 19 ramp from i-84 westbound to route 8 southbound

Please be advised that Exit 19 ramp from I-84 Westbound and will be closed to allow for the installation of the temporary pavement markings and temporary sign panels, removal of existing overhead sign panels and the installation of temporary work platforms needed to complete concrete deck and structural steel repairs. This ramp will be closed throughout project duration (September 10, 2022).

EXIT 30 RAMP AND EXIT 32 RAMP (Route 8 Northbound)

Please be advised that both Exit 30 and Exit 32 from Route 8 Northbound will be closed throughout project duration (September 10, 2022).    

detour for exits 30 and 32

Motorists traveling this route should continue on Route 8 Northbound and follow to u-turn (Exit 35 - Watertown) back onto Route 8 Southbound.

ROUTE 8 SOUTHBOUND LANE CLOSURE 

Please be advised that beginning on July 20, 2020 and continuing periodically for two months, traffic on Route 8 Southbound will be detoured to Exit 32 and Riverside Street from 10:00 p.m. until 5:00 a.m. Although this work is limited to the overnight hours only, the Connecticut Department of Transportation is advising motorists to seek an alternative route if possible.

Motorists will be detoured off Route 8 Southbound at Exit 32, Riverside Street. Traffic will proceed southbound on Riverside Street to Charles Street and back onto Route 8 Southbound at the Fifth Street on-ramp.