Posts Tagged ‘ I-84 ’

State police release details of the fatal accident on I-84

July 29, 2015
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State police release details of the fatal accident on I-84

The State of Connecticut Department of Public Safety have identified the victims of yesterday’s fatal accident on I-84 eastbound just west of the Queen Street exit. The vehicle, driven by Annmarie Olender, 16, of Plantsville, was reported to be traveling in the left lane on I-84 eastbound when it left the roadway and struck a…

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Accident on I-84 is creating backups on Queen Street

July 28, 2015
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The Southington Fire Department is on the scene at a serious motor vehicle accident on I-84 east bound prior to the Queen Street exit. Reports indicate that two passengers are heavily trapped, and fire companies will be extricating for some time. Drivers should expect delays.

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Westbound bridge on I-84 to be renamed to honor Lt. Shanley

July 23, 2015
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By TAYLOR HARTZSTAFF WRITER A bridge at westbound exit 32 Queen Street on I-84 will be named in honor of Lieutenant Michael J. Shanley, who served the Southington Police Department for 29-years. Legislation for the dedication was introduced by Rep. David Zoni (D-Conn.) in February, and was passed by the General Assembly during special session last…

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Proposal to name I-84 bridge in memory of a Southington officer

February 27, 2015
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By LINDSAY CAREYSTAFF WRITER State Rep. David Zoni is hoping to honor Lieutenant Michael Shanley, a Southington police officer who passed away last fall, by naming a local bridge in memory of Shanley. Zoni proposed renaming the westbound bridge at exit 32 on I-84 at Queen St. name after the former detective. According to a…

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Car ends up in the river following I-84 crash

July 16, 2014
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Southington firefighters, with the help of passing motorists, were able to safely help two occupants of a car that went off the road near Exit 30 on Interstate 84, coming to rest in the nearby river. The call came in to fire dispatch at 6:30 p.m. Firefighters responded to find that the car had careened…

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The plans are set for I-84 bridge closure

June 13, 2014
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By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) and Southington officials have prepared for the I-84 bridge project over Marion Avenue, which will begin June 27. During a recent public information meeting, officials of ConnDOT and the Southington Police Department provided an overview of the project and how traffic will be handled. The…

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I-84 bridge project moved to June 27

June 4, 2014
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Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) and Southington officials have prepared for the replacement of the bridges carrying I-84 East and West over Marion Avenue, which will begin June 27. Built in 1963, each bridge carries three lanes of traffic, carrying an average of 81,800 vehicles daily as of 2012, according to ConnDOT. The bridge superstructures…

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ConnDOT to hold public hearing on I-84 bridge replacement

May 25, 2014
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The Connecticut Department of Transportation (ConnDOT) will host a public information meeting on the replacement of the bridges carrying I-84 East and West over Marion Avenue. The hearing will take place on Wednesday, May 28, 7 p.m., at the Municipal Center. Built in 1963, each bridge carries three lanes of traffic, and the average daily…

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Construction project set for I-84 bridge over Marion Avenue

March 7, 2014
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A view of the bridge from the east bound side.

By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer The Connecticut Department of Transportation (DOT) has created a design plan to replace the bridges carrying I-84 East and West over Marion Avenue in Southington. Built in 1963, each bridge carries three lanes of traffic, and the average daily traffic (ADT) was reported to be 81,800 vehicles as of 2012,…

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