Lane Closures to Begin for Widening of Route 6 in Bristol, Farmington

A year-and-a-half-long project to widen part of Route 6 in Bristol and Farmington begins on April 1. 

The state Department of Transportation will be widening Route 6 from Carol Drive in Bristol to Peggy Lane in Farmington and adding a second eastbound lane to address congestion and safety. 

There will be lane closures on Route 6between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m., Monday through Friday, and from 8 p.m. to 7 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. 

When the contractor is actively working, flaggers will be alternating one-way traffic. 

There will be lane closured on all other roads from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 6 a.m., Monday through Friday. 

There will also be upgrades and modifications to the traffic signals. 

The nearly $12.9 million project, awarded to Empire Paving, is scheduled to be completed Nov. 30, 2018.

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