Tag Archives: Route 68

Accident closes section of Route 68

NAUGATUCK — Route 68 between Union City Road and Locust Street is closed after a one-car accident damaged two utility poles. The accident happened at about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, police…

Commercial projects getting off the ground

PROSPECT — Construction on three commercial projects along Route 68 is well underway, with the first scheduled to open in mid-January, according to Mayor Robert Chatfield. The metal frame of…

Woman dies from injuries suffered in head-on collision

PROSPECT — A 68-year-old Manchester woman involved in a head-on collision in Prospect over the weekend died from her injuries suffered in the accident. Susan Jean Mariano died Monday, two…

Collision hospitalizes drivers

PROSPECT — Two motorists were seriously injured Saturday afternoon in a head-on crash on Route 68 in Prospect. Susan Jean Mariano, 68, of Manchester, was taken to Saint Mary’s Hospital…

DOT announces bridge closure

NAUGATUCK — The Route 68 bridge is scheduled to be closed this weekend to accommodate ongoing construction, the state Department of Transportation announced. The bridge, which connects Bridge Street to…

Accident closes part of Route 69

PROSPECT — Route 69 was closed between Route 68 and Center Street Tuesday afternoon after a flatbed tractor-trailer struck a utility pole. At about 1:30 p.m., the truck was heading…

Bridge slated to be closed this weekend

NAUGATUCK — The Route 68 bridge is scheduled to be closed this weekend, police announced. The bridge, which connects Bridge Street to Prospect Street, is undergoing a significant rehabilitation project….

DOT to close bridge for weekend

NAUGATUCK — In what is becoming a regular occurrence, the state Department of Transportation announced that the Route 68 bridge will be closed again this weekend. The bridge, which connects…

DOT announces bridge closure

NAUGATUCK — The state Department of Transportation announced that the Route 68 bridge will be closed this weekend. The bridge, which connects Bridge Street to Prospect Street, is undergoing a…

DOT rehabilitating Route 68 bridge

NAUGATUCK — A bridge rehabilitation project on Route 68 that began this month is expected to last until November 2018. The $12.8 million state Department of Transportation project includes replacing…