Thursday, April 25, 2024

Washington Bridge Closures and Repairs


by State Representative Phil Young (D)
120th Connecticut House District

Dear Neighbor,

Connecticut DOT announced that there will be intermittent lane closures on Route 1 as well as temporary deviations of the drawbridge operation regulations that govern the Washington Bridge carrying Route 1 over Housatonic River, in the towns of Milford and Stratford.

This project is tentatively set to be completed by June 30, 2022.


Motorists can expect lane closures on U.S. Route 1 during day and nighttime between Orchard Street and Riverside Drive. The allowable work hours for this project are as follows;

Monday – Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., and between 6 p.m. and 6 a.m.;

Friday – Saturday between 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 a.m.;

Saturday – Sunday between 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 a.m.; and

Sunday – Monday between 6:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.

Future notifications will be provided to detail anticipated road closures with appropriate detours to be implemented. The Contractor shall be allowed to close U.S. Route 1 and detour vehicular and pedestrian traffic for certain stages of the project.

For more information, visit the CT DOT website.


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