By Sara Mendillo, Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce.
(October 29, 2022)—Please be advised that the bridge will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning at 11:30 p.m. on Friday, November 11, 2022 until 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 12, 2022 for bridge balancing.Also, the load posting for the Swing Bridge will be reduced from 21-tons to 16-tons due to the existing condition of the structural steel. Effective November 11, 2022, any truck that exceeds 16-tons is restricted from using the Swing Bridge until further notice.
Vehicle weight restriction signs, as shown attached, will be installed in the near future and routine enforcement has been scheduled with the Connecticut State Police and Department of Motor Vehicles. https://www.middlesexchamber.com/CTDOT and American Bridge have a meeting with EMS scheduled for next week, prior to the load restriction, to discuss and coordinate plans for any emergencies. If you have any questions or concerns, please let me know. Sara Mendillo Government Affairs & Economic Development Coordinator Middlesex County Chamber of Commerce 393 Main Street Middletown, CT 06457 Phone: 860-347-6924 Fax: 860-346-1043