Bridgework in New Milford

Posted on January 16, 2020 by admin


Please be aware that the Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) has begun rehabilitation construction on the bridge that carries Routes 202 and 67 (Bridge Street) over the Housatonic River in New Milford.

This project – which is anticipated to be completed by November 30, 2020 – includes removal of the existing bituminous concrete wearing surface, patching of precast lightweight concrete bridge deck and sidewalk deck components, installation of a spray-applied waterproofing membrane and new bituminous concrete overlay, replacement of deck expansion joints, cleaning of scuppers, installation of new three-beam bridge rail system, repairs to steel stringers, floorbeams and truss superstructure, spot painting of structural steel, concrete repairs at abutments and wingwalls, cleaning and painting truss bearings and installation of keeper assembly, replacement of illumination on the bridge with LED bulbs, milling and paving approach roadway pavement surfaces and replacement of approach guiderail system.

Lane closures and detours are expected to occur between 10:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m. for the next eight weeks. Please drive cautiously through this vicinity and seek alternate routes as necessary.