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Swing Bridge Update: Week of February 4, 2024–63 Hour Closure February 4th

Submitted by Sara Mendillo

(February 4, 2024) — The Connecticut Department of Transportation advises the following construction activities at the Haddam/East Haddam Swing Bridge (Route 82) for the upcoming week of February 4, 2024:

63-Hour Bridge Closure

  • Full bridge closure to vehicles, cyclists, and pedestrians starting on Sunday, February 4, 2024 at 8:00 p.m. The bridge will re-open on Wednesday, February 7, 2024 at 11:00 a.m.

Overnight Bridge Closures In addition to the 63-hour bridge closure occurring this week, the contractor will also be performing overnight bridge closures as follows:

  • Wednesday night (2/7) into Thursday morning (2/8) – 7:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
  • Thursday night (2/8) into Friday morning (2/9) – 7:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.
  • Friday night (2/9) into Saturday morning (2/10) – 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m.
  • Marine Advisory
    • The swing span is no longer opening to accommodate marine traffic passage. Scheduled openings will resume on April 1, 2024.
    • Text Alerts
      • 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.

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