CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
|FOR RELEASE: July 13, 2015
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
- MOTORIST ADVISORY -
Full Directional Weekend Closure Scheduled on the William H. Putnam Bridge (Route 3) over the Connecticut River in the Towns of Wethersfield and Glastonbury
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing the upcoming FULL NORTHBOUND DIRECTIONAL WEEKEND CLOSURE of the William H. Putnam Bridge (Route 3 over the Connecticut River). The northbound closure (Wethersfield heading to Glastonbury) will take place the upcoming weekend of July 17th to July 20th, weather permitting, beginning at 8:00 PM Friday night and ending at 5:00 AM Monday morning.
Northbound motorists will be directed to Route 2 via I-91 Northbound to the Charter Oak Bridge (Route 5 and Route 15 Northbound).
This scheduled closure as well as the additional directional closures listed below are required for the final milling and paving of the bridge as part of the ongoing $35 million bridge rehabilitation project. The planned schedule of directional closures may change based on weather or unforeseen circumstances:
• 7/24/15 – 7/27/15 northbound closure (Wethersfield heading to Glastonbury)
• 7/31/15 – 8/03/15 southbound closure (Glastonbury heading to Wethersfield)
Closures will begin at 8:00 PM Friday, and will remain in effect until 5:00 AM Monday morning.
Signs and police officers will be stationed at key intersections to guide motorists.
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