CT Department of Transportation Sign Work Commencement

Published on June 21, 2024

CT D.O.T Announcement

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing the commencement of work for sign and sign support replacement on CT-187, CT-189, and I-291 on July 7, 2024.

The Project includes the replacement of signs and sign supports along the entire length of Interstate 291 (Windsor to Manchester), and the limited-access section of CT Route 187/189 in Bloomfield. The new signs and sign supports will be installed in accordance with the latest Federal and State standards and guidelines. The types of signs that will be replaced include, but are not limited to, large overhead and side mounted guide signs, on-ramp entrance signs. Additionally, two variable message signs will be installed on I-291, one northbound in Manchester, and one southbound in Windsor. 

DOT Project No. 0171-0481 was awarded to The Quaker Corporation of Cheshire, CT at a cost of $5,551,444.10 on May 24, 2024, and is scheduled to be completed on December 25, 2025.  This project is administered by the Office of Construction – District 1 in Rocky Hill.


Motorists can expect traffic operation impacts/lane closures on the following Roadways:

Interstate 291

  • Monday-Friday between 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM - 5:00 AM
  • Saturday and Sunday between 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM


  • Monday-Friday between 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Saturday and Sunday between 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM


No Detours are currently anticipated at this time.