Long-Term Closure Of Route 8 Northbound On-Ramp In Shelton

May 3, 2017

The Department of Transportation has announced that the Route 8 Northbound on-ramp from Howe Avenue, Route 110 in Shelton will be closed starting May 1, 2017 through February 2019.

A detour using the Route 8 Northbound on-ramp from the Southbound side of Howe Avenue, Route 110 will be provided. Traffic traveling Southbound along Howe Avenue will not be impacted by this closure.

The project consists of the complete rehabilitation of the Commodore Hull Bridge which carries Route 8 over the Housatonic River and local streets in Shelton and Derby.  The construction work includes extensive structural steel repairs, new bridge joints and repainting of entire bridge.

Motorists are advised to maintain a safe speed when driving in this vicinity.