Monday, January 10, 2011

Road and lane closures in Long Wharf area

A press release from the state Department of Transportation:

Intermittent daytime and nighttime road and lane closures will occur in the New Haven area from January 10, 2011 through March 2011.

What to Expect:

The map [click on it to see it larger] illustrates the areas detailed.

-- Intermittent weekday lane closures of East, Water and Hamilton Streets will be in effect through March 2011 between 9 AM and 3 PM.

-- Nighttime road closures on will occur Water Street between Hamilton and East Streets during the week of January 17, 2011, between 7 PM and 6 AM. Traffic will be detoured onto Hamilton Street and Long Wharf Drive.

-- Brewery Street will be closed intermittently between Sargent Drive and Water Street, between 7 AM and 5 PM starting approximately January 10, 2011. The closure will continue into February 2011. Traffic will be detoured onto Sargent Drive, Canal Dock Road, Long Wharf Drive and Water Street.

-- There will be weekday and weeknight lane closures on Chestnut Street and on Water Street, between Hamilton and Brewery Streets. Daytime lane closures will be in effect between 9 AM and 3 PM and one lane of traffic in each direction will be maintained. Nighttime lane closures will be in effect between 7 PM and 6 AM and alternating one-way traffic may be implemented.

-- Signs will be posted to help guide you.

-- Work will occur weather permitting and will be rescheduled, if necessary.
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is working to inform local residents of current and upcoming construction activities through bulletins such as this, as well as the I-95 NHHC Corridor Improvement Program website ( and the toll-free Program Hotline (1.866.277.9595).

If you have any questions about the program, please call us at 1.203.752.1996 or send an email to

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