Rt. 79 in Norwich - Lane Closures Beginning Oct. 3rd
Friends and Neighbors,
I wanted to pass along the following information about a project the Department of Transportation is commencing in our district:
The Connecticut Department of
Transportation is announcing that a milling and resurfacing project will
be performed on Route 97 (Taftville Occum Rd.) in Norwich, beginning Monday, October 3, 2016.
The project consists of milling and resurfacing a 1.89 mile segment of Route 97 (Taftville Occum Rd.) in Norwich. The milling is scheduled to occur on Monday, October 3, 2016, to Wednesday, October 5, 2016. The resurfacing segment of this project is anticipated to be performed on Thursday, October 6, 2016, to Friday, October 14, 2016. No work will be performed on Monday, October 10, 2016, due to the Columbus Day holiday.
This project is included in the Department of Transportation’s 2016 Vendor Resurfacing Program.
LANE CLOSURE INFO
Motorists can expect lane closures on
Route 97 (Taftville Occum Rd.) between the northerly drive to Ponemah
Mill to the VIP match line on Route 97 (Taftville Occum Rd.) in
Norwich. Two (2) Norwich policemen, one (1) certified traffic
controller, and signing patterns will be utilized to guide motorists
through the work zone. The regular work schedule for this project is
7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Monday–Friday).
Motorists should be aware that
modifications or extensions to this schedule may become necessary due to
weather delays or other unforeseen conditions. Motorists are advised
to maintain a safe speed when driving in this vicinity.