CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
|FOR RELEASE: October 24, 2013||
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
WEB SITE: www.ct.gov/dot
Scheduled Bridge Maintenance will Require Closure of the Yellow Mill Drawbridge on Route 130 (Stratford Avenue) in Bridgeport
The project consists of the replacement of electrical and mechanical parts on the Yellow Mill Drawbridge. This work is scheduled to occur Tuesday, October 29, 2013 through Thursday, October 31, 2013.
The following detour will be implemented while work is being performed: Westbound motorists will be directed to use Seaview Avenue, Crescent Avenue, Waterview Avenue and return to Route 130 (Stratford Avenue). Eastbound motorists will follow the reverse route. Traffic control personnel and signing patterns will be utilized to guide motorists through the detour. The regular work schedule for this project is from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Tuesday through Thursday).
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.