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CTDOT Project Number 0094-0252 Contractor: Mohawk Northeast, Inc.
Contract Amount: $25,688,226 Awarded: December 19, 2016
Anticipated Completion Date: November 30, 2018

The I-95 Southbound Gold Star Bridge Project is a rehabilitation of the southbound Gold Star bridge structure on I-95, in New London and Groton Connecticut. The project includes the main south bound Gold Star structure, Bridge 2514A and the Route 32 off ramp, Bridge 2514B. The road surface and existing deck membrane will be removed, deck repairs will be made, and a new membrane and HMA paved travel surface will be installed. The structure’s expansion joints will be replaced, as well as overhead sign structures. Repairs and maintenance of the bridge’s structural steel includes steel girder end repairs, bolt replacements, and bearing replacement and maintenance, Miscellaneous steel repairs will include localized paint removal and the application of new protective coatings. Repairs to the substructure include concrete repairs and crack sealing.

The improvements and repairs shall be conducted under staged construction. The roadway striping will be reconfigured to accommodate the construction activities. Temporary Concrete Barrier Curb shall be installed to differentiate the work zone. A total of four (4) distinct traffic stages are anticipated.

The Project was awarded to Mohawk Northeast in December of 2016 and onsite activities began in April of 2017. The project is anticipated to be completed late Fall of 2018. Project inspection and oversite is being conducted by the Connecticut Department of Transportation and FIGG Bridge Inspection.

Future improvement projects for the Northbound Gold Star Bridge are being planned for 2018 and beyond. Click on the “Northbound Project” tab for additional information.