CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
|FOR RELEASE: January 24, 2014||
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Updated Scheduled for Weekend Closures on Fairfield Avenue in Bridgeport
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing an 8-hour closure schedule for Fairfield Avenue (Route 130), from Railroad Avenue Eastbound to Railroad Avenue Westbound. The road will be closed on Saturday January 25, 2014, beginning 6 a.m. until 2 p.m.
The road closure is required to complete the final stage of the bridge replacement work. Road reconstruction work remains in progress for replacement of the railroad bridge over Fairfield Avenue.
DETOUR INFO- Route 130 will be closed on Saturday January 25, 2014, from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Signs will be in place to direct traffic around the closure. Detour routes are:
- Cars will use Pine Street, Bostwick Avenue and State Street.
- Truck traffic will use Pine Street, Wordin Avenue and State Street.
A temporary sidewalk will be in place for pedestrian access.
The work is part of a project to overhaul the overhead Catenary wire system and replace five bridges on the New Haven Rail Line between Bridgeport and Fairfield. The contract was awarded to Ducci Electrical Contractors of Torrington, CT, in April 2007 and the revised schedule has the project completing in August 2014.