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Governor Lamont Announces ‘Q Bridge’ to Be Lit Red, White, and Blue for Independence Day

Residents Encouraged to Visit State’s Tourism Website to View Schedule of Connecticut Fireworks

(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the State of Connecticut will illuminate the Pearl Harbor Memorial Bridge in New Haven – informally known by residents as the Q Bridge – in red, white, and blue lights on the evenings of Wednesday, July 3 and Thursday, July 4, in observation of Independence Day. Beacons capable of projecting light nearly six miles into the clear night sky will be lit until 1:00 a.m. during those nights.

The governor is also encouraging Connecticut residents to visit the state’s tourism website at, where they can find a schedule of fireworks shows that are planned to take place across the state throughout the coming days. Dozens of towns and cities in Connecticut have scheduled fireworks.

“There are many family events being held throughout Connecticut over the coming days,” Governor Lamont said. “We encourage everyone to come together to celebrate the birth of our country and honor the people who’ve fought on behalf of our country to make this the greatest nation in the world.”

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