63-hour bridge closure CANCELED (7/16-7/19), Replaced with OVERNIGHT bridge closures, click here for details.


Overnight Bridge Closure Alert


July 14, 2023



The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing the following:


Vehicular Traffic Advisory:

The 63-hour bridge closure scheduled for 8pm this Sunday night (7/16) into Wednesday morning has been CANCELED. The 63-hour bridge closures will resume Sunday (7/23) at 8pm, unless otherwise advised.

Be advised that in lieu of a 63-hour closure, overnight full closures will occur Sunday (7/16) through Wednesday (7/19) at the following times:

·        Sun. night into Mon. morning – 10:00pm to 6:00am

·        Mon. night into Tues. morning – 7:00pm to 6:00am

·        Tues. night into Wed. morning – 7:00pm to 6:00am

·        Wed. night into Thur. morning – 11:00pm to 6:00am


Motorist alternative options to cross the Connecticut River during these overnight bridge closures will be as follows:



  • Traveling to/from the South – Use the signed detour utilizing the Baldwin Bridge (I-95 Old Saybrook).


  • Traveling to/from the North – Utilize the Arrigoni Bridge (Middletown-Portland).