Closure of Exit 31 Ramp from Route 8 Southbound to I-84 Eastbound

RAMP CLOSURE INFO

Beginning 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. 

DETOUR INFORMATION

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.


 

RIVERSIDE STREET

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

Upon closure of the Exit 30 On-Ramp (August 23, 2018), traffic will be detoured to Bank Street and Riverside Street.  Motorists will be able to access I-84 Eastbound from Meadow Street and Route 8 Northbound and I-84 Westbound via Riverside Street. Signage will be posted to guide motorists through the detoured route.   

Upon closure of the Exit 32 Off-Ramp to northbound Riverside Street (August 20, 2018), traffic will be detoured at Exit 30 off-ramp and motorists will be guided northerly along South Leonard Street before it becomes northbound Riverside Street.  Signage will be posted to guide motorists through the detoured route.   

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.