The Department of Transportation will conduct a Public Information Meeting concerning the rehabilitation of Bridge Nos. 01218 and 04180 which carry I-84 over the Housatonic River in Newtown and Southbury. The meeting will be held at 7 pm on February 20, 2018 at the Southbury Public Library.
Project No. 96-201 involves the rehabilitation of Bridge Nos. 01218 and 04180 which are 4-span continuous plate girder structures supported by reinforced concrete abutments and piers that are founded on piles. Bridge No. 01218 carries I-84 Eastbound over the Housatonic River and is known as the Rochambeau Bridge. This structure was originally built in 1953 and reconstructed in 1979. Bridge No. 04180 carries I-84 Westbound over the Housatonic River and was built circa 1979. Both structures have an overall length of 792 feet and a curb-to-curb width of 60 feet.
Details of the project can be found at the CT Department of Transportation page: http://ct.gov/dot/ical/eventDetail_page.asp?date_ID=C8CFCFC7CA83CDC9CF.