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Closure of West Hartford on-ramp to I-84W begins Monday

Detours expected to last for the next 7 months.
Credit: CT DOT
I-84 exit 40 construction detour map

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. — Some folks may need to re-think their commute Monday morning, especially if they're going through West Hartford. 

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

DOT says the closure is necessary for construction and safety improvements to the I-84 westbound bridge over Ridgewood Road. This is the second 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