Dept. of Transportation Completes Construction Ahead of Time

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    NBC 5 News

    Construction has been completed on I-95 and I-91 North in the Bridgeport and Fairfield areas ahead of time after the train crash on Friday.

    The Department  of Transportation said in a press release that construction related to traffic shifts in the I-95 northbound/ I-91 northbound area between Exit 46, Long Wharf Drive, and the Exit 48, I-91 northbound exit ramp was completed 24 hours in advance in anticipation of the Monday morning commute.

    The construction was necessary to complete traffic shifts on I-95 north.

    The work was acclerated and completed  on Saturday morning, ahead of the anticipated Monday morning completion.

    The D.O.T will announce later today plans to help with the commute  which will include the use of buses along some sections of the railroad, specifically between New Haven and Bridgeport, and between Bridgeport to points west of the site of the derailment.

    For more information on train and bus schedules visit http://as0.mta.info/mnr/schedules/sched_form.cfm