By Connecticut Department of Transportation
(September 15, 2023) — Due to construction activities occurring on Monday, September 25, 2023 and Tuesday, September 26, 2023, the East Haddam Swing Bridge will be unable to swing open for tall marine vessels.
The Department understands the inconvenience to the boating community this change is schedule causes. In order to mitigation the disruption to the existing schedule, the Department is adding additional openings leading up to and following the cancelled openings.
Wednesday (9/27) at 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., and 4:00 p.m.
Additionally, Hurricane Lee is approaching. Due to high winds, there may be times this weekend when we cannot safely operate the bridge. Wind gusts of over 35 mph will cause cancellations to bridge openings. Boaters are encouraged to keep an eye on the forecast, and plan accordingly.