Rochambeau Bridge Reconstruction Project

Reconstruction of I-84
bridges over the Housatonic River

Construction Alerts

Construction Update – Week of April 12, 2021

Construction Alerts, News
No work is anticipated over the weekend of April 10-11. Underdecking work for eastbound bridge is completed for now. During the week of April 12, workers will continue reconstructing the tops of the piers and abutments. Construction of the trestle finger, underneath the old westbound bridge to access Pier 3, will begin; this…

Construction Update – Week of April 5, 2021

Steel from the westbound bridge demolition had been removed from the site. Upcoming work for this week includes: Building of formwork Continued reconstruction of the tops of piers and abutments Placement of under-decking beneath the eastbound bridge for work on next phase.

I-84 Closure & Detour Update, Tuesday, March 30

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There was a tractor-trailer rollover on Route I-84 at the Rochambeau Bridge in Southbury & Newtown, necessitating the closure of I-84 in both the eastbound and westbound directions this morning with a detour route pictured below. Both I-84 eastbound and westbound have been reopened to traffic.