Interstate 84 east will be closed in Danbury starting Saturday evening and officials with the state Department of Transportation are warning drivers to avoid the area.
The closure will begin at 5 p.m. Saturday and could remain closed for roughly 24 hours.
DOT officials will be set up around 12:30 p.m., and motorists in the area should anticipate all detours to be in place by 2 p.m.
The primary closures are:
Officials said motorists trying to avoid the closure will likely travel through downtown Danbury, causing more traffic on local roads.
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