Northbound, Southbound Exit Ramps on I-79 in Area South of Bridgeport to be Closed for Nearly a Year
By Connect-Bridgeport Staff on November 03, 2023
In May, Triton Construction Inc. was awarded a contract for $15,767,000 to replace the two interstate bridges. Construction will be done in phases to minimize traffic impacts.
In the first phase, the outer lanes on each bridge will be torn out and rebuilt, which requires closure of the Exit 91 exit ramps.
Once work on the outer lanes is complete, the exit ramps will reopen and work will begin to replace the inbound lanes.
Exit 91 entrance ramps will remain open throughout the construction project.
During construction, northbound and southbound traffic intending to exit I-79 will be detoured to Exit 96 (South Weston).