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State DOT: I-95 SB lanes closed in Westport for maintenance, detour routes available

Officials said scheduled closures are necessary for the milling of pavement on the two ramps to repair and repave the roadway as part of an improvement project.

Nicole Alarcon Soares

May 24, 2024, 1:09 AM

Updated 25 days ago

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The Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT) announced the temporary closure of the southbound lanes of I-95 in Westport on Thursday.
The closure will take place until 6 a.m. Friday.
Officials said scheduled closures are necessary for the milling of pavement on the two ramps so they can repair and repave the roadway as part of an improvement project.
They said projects on I-95 are scheduled to be completed on Nov. 1.
DETOUR INFO:
The proposed closure and detour are as follows:
I-95 southbound off-ramp at Exit 17 detour
The traffic will be detoured to the Exit 18 off-ramp to Sherwood Island Connector from I-95 southbound and then to Route 1 and Riverside Avenue (SR 33).
I-95 southbound on-ramp at Exit 17 detour
The traffic will be detoured via the I-95 northbound on-ramp at Exit 17 to I-95 northbound to Exit 18 off-ramp and then back on to I-95 southbound via the Exit 18 on-ramp.


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