Bridge work continues on I-84 in Newtown through Thursday

Staff reported heavy traffic Tuesday morning on Interstate 84 from Exit 14 through the Newtown exits.

The Connecticut Department of Transportation confirmed ongoing construction due to bridge repairs. The work will involve lane closures in both directions between exits 11 and 13 through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The project involves the rehabilitation of the parallel bridges that carry I-84 over Center Street in Newtown.

Donna Christopher