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ConnDOT Releases an Up-Close and Time-Lapse Video Showing Exit 9 Bridge Replacement

Aerial Construction site Exit 9
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Here’s a view of the bridge replacement at Exit 9 last month in a video from the Connecticut Department of Transportation that shows an up-close view of the construction project, with time-lapse video techniques and, at some points, aerial drone camerawork. (more…) Continue Reading →

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How to Succeed and Thrive During the Coming Two-Weekend Traffic Apocalypse

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Let’s hack this thing. Here are 10 ideas, both obvious and not so obvious:

Do what you can during weekdays: Visit the supermarket, get your prescriptions, borrow your library books and videos then. Gas up the car. Treat this like a coming snow storm without the snow. The highway itself won’t be diverted to those detour ramps until 11 p.m., Friday, although entrance ramps will be closed at the interchange at 6 p.m.

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State Issues CARMAGGEDON Warning for Two Weekends of I-95 Closures at Exit 9, Starting 6 PM, Friday, May 31

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Don’t drive anywhere near I-95 in Stamford and Darien and don’t even think of driving over the Route 1 bridge at Exit 9 on the weekend of May 31 to June 2, or the following weekend. That’s the advice from the Connecticut Department of Transportation, which is replacing the bridge — which has been there since the highway was built in 1958 — on those two weekends. (more…) Continue Reading →

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ConnDOT Sets up Website for Exit 9 Bridge Project; Highway to Almost Shut Down on June 1-2, 8-9 Weekends

Local detour route I-95 Exit 9 bridge closure
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The Connecticut Department of Transportation (Department) has launched a new website, I95Exit9.Com, marking the start of the public information campaign for the project to replace the Route 1 (East Main Street) Bridge over Interstate 95 at Exit 9, in Stamford. (more…) Continue Reading →

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