At a news conference Thursday in Danbury, Malloy said he will unveil a five-year ramp-up plan with a 25-year construction phase, WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo restricted travel on three major interstates because of the winter storm that pounded the area Wednesday – including a ban on all commercial vehicles on Interstate 84.
Starting at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Connecticut-bound traffic from I-84/684 will detour onto Route 6 in Brewster for about 18 hours.
Interstate 84 has been shut down this weekend, as New York State crews slide prefab bridge decks into place.
The detour of the westbound lanes begins at 5 p.m. on Saturday and will last through Sunday.
Questionnaires will soon be handed out to drivers at rest stops along Interstate 84 in Hartford and Interstate 95 in the southwestern part of the state to analyze driving patterns.