CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7456
|FOR RELEASE: May 8, 2013
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
The Niantic River Moveable Bridge (Route 156 East Lyme/Waterford) will be Closed to Motor Vehicle Traffic for Routine Maintenance on Wednesday Night, May 15, 2013, from 8:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m.
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that bridge maintenance will require closure of the Niantic River Movable Bridge on Route 156 in East Lyme and Waterford on Wednesday night, May 15, 2013, from 8:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m.
All movable bridge traffic with the exception of emergency
vehicles will be detoured while work is being performed. Eastbound Route 156 motorists will be
directed to go North on Route 161, right on Route 1, then right onto Niantic
River Road and return to Route 156. Westbound
Route 156 motorists will follow the reverse route. Traffic control and signing patterns
will be utilized to guide motorists through the detour. The regular work
schedule for this project is from 8:00 p.m.
to 4:00 a.m. (Wednesday evening).
Motorists should be
aware that modifications or extensions to this schedule may become necessary
due to weather delays or other unforeseen conditions. Motorists are advised to maintain a safe
speed when driving in this vicinity.
Content Last Modified on 5/8/2013 9:37:19 AM