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Traffic nightmare coming soon to Danbury

Cross post from HatCityBLOG

 

If you think traffic on Mill Plain Road during rush hour is a nightmare, wait till you see what New York has in state for area commuters next month.

Today, the New York State Department of Transportation announced that two bridges in Westchester County will be closed for repairs next month. Unfortunately, the bridge repairs will result in increased traffic between Route 6 in the Town of Southeast and exit 1 in Danbury.

Details…

INTERSTATE 84 TO BE CLOSED TWO WEEKENDS AT NY/CONN BORDER

Use Alternative Routes Near Conn/NY Border Beginning Sept.21 and 22

The New York State Department of Transportation is replacing two bridges carrying Interstate 84 eastbound and westbound over Dingle Ridge Road in the Town of Southeast, Westchester County. The work is being accelerated to minimize traffic impacts, but will require the interstate to be closed in that area during two weekends.

Traffic delays are anticipated. Please use alternate routes and avoid traveling through this area during construction.

The weekend of Sept. 21 and 22, I-84 eastbound will be closed at Exit 20 in the Town of Southeast in NY. Traffic will be detoured onto Route 6 in NY and returned to I-84 at Exit 1 in the Town of Danbury, CT.

On one of the following weekends, either Sept. 28 and 29 or Oct. 5 and 6. I-84 westbound will be closed at Exit 1 in CT., and directed back onto I-84 at Exit 20 in the Town of Southeast, NY.

We regret any inconvenience this work may cause. Thank you for your patience.

You can read more on the upcoming traffic nightmare at the NY DOT site