The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing a lane shift of Route 2 WB starting just east of the Willow Street Bridge beginning on August 25, 2022, weather permitting.
The temporary lane shift of Route 2 WB starting just east of the Willow Street Bridge is necessary as part of the safety and operational improvements on Route 2 in East Hartford, Hartford, and Glastonbury. The lane shift is being implemented between Exit 5A and Exit 4 to facilitate the reconstruction of the Willow Street Bridge.
DOT Project No. 0042-0317 was awarded to Empire Paving a cost of $61,786,112.84 on April 5, 2021 and is scheduled to be complete in August of 2024. This project is administered by the Bureau of Engineering and Construction, Office of Construction, District 1 in Rocky Hill.