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Swing Bridge Update/Week of August 6th

Submitted by Sara Mendillo

(August 6, 2023) — The Connecticut Department of Transportation advises the following construction activities for the upcoming week of August 6, 2023:

  • Full sixty-three hour bridge closure to vehicles, cyclists, and pedestrians. The scheduled time of this closure is Sunday, August 6, 2023 at 8:00 p.m. until Wednesday, August 9, 2023 at 11:00 a.m.

In addition to this week’s sixty-three hour closure, there will be overnight bridge closures on August 9 and August 10, 2023, Wednesday as follows:

  • Wednesday 8/9 night into Thursday morning 8/10 – 11:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
  • Thursday night 8/10 into Friday morning 8/11 –      11:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.                                                                                                                                  The schedule for bridge openings for tall marine vessels is as follows:
    • Monday through Thursday at 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., and 4:00 p.m.
      • Click here to read full details on 63-hour bridge closure schedule.
      • You can sign up for TEXT Alerts to receive notifications on bridge closures and re-openings, closure cancellations, and any emergency closures. To Opt-in, text the word SWINGBRIDGE to 888777. (Message and Data rates may apply).
      • In addition to SMS messages, if you would like to receive Swing Bridge open/closed status notices via email or a voice call from Everbridge, please click here to enter the required information. Message and data rates may apply. Reply HELP for help, STOP to opt out. Friday through Sunday at 10:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., and 6:00 p.m.

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