Hispanic Heritage Month

September 24, 2021

Did you know that more than 10,600 Cuban-Americans call Connecticut home? The Cuban flag is a symbol of pride for Cuban immigrants, but there is more meaning behind the flag than you might think!

DOT Update 

The Connecticut Department of Transportation announced that the Main Street on-ramp in East Hartford to Route 5/15 northbound and I-84 eastbound will be closed beginning on the night of October 3 through November 21, 2021.  The closure is necessary to facilitate ongoing work on the I-91 Charter Oak Bridge Project.

The detour route for motorists seeking I-84 eastbound:
From Main Street, northbound

  • Continue north on Main Street and turn right onto Silver Lane
  • Left onto Roberts Street
  • Right onto on-ramp for I-84 EB

From Main Street, southbound

  • Continue south on Main Street and turn right onto Willow Street
  • Right onto Route 2 West
  • Take Exit 2E toward I-84 East and Boston

More information about the project, including weekly lane closures, and closures and detours may be found on our website, www.i-91CharterOakBridge.com.