Scheduled 7-month Closure of Exit 40 On-Ramp to I-84 Westbound at Ridgewood Road in West Hartford.

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Connecticut Department of Transportation News Release

3/22/2021

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing the scheduled closure of the Exit 40 on-ramp to I-84 westbound at Ridgewood Road in West Hartford beginning on April 5, 2021.  The closure is expected to last for approximately 7 months, reopening on or before October 4, 2021. 

The closure and detour are necessary to facilitate construction activities and safety improvements to the I-84 westbound bridge over Ridgewood Road. This will be the 2nd and final ramp closure for the new bridge construction.

Detour Information:

  • Ridgewood Road south to New Britain Avenue
  • Right on New Britain Avenue
  • Follow New Britain Avenue to Route 9
  • Right on Route 9 north on-ramp
  • Merge onto Route 9 north
  • Use left lane to I-84 westbound

About the Project
Project 0155-0171 is a $54 million roadway improvement project being constructed by O&G Industries, Inc. The project began on March 2, 2020 and is anticipated to be completed in the summer of 2023.