The Connecticut Department of
Transportation is issuing the follow traffic advisory for road closures of
Route 82 over the Connecticut River (East Haddam Swing Bridge).
Overnight Bridge Closures:
contractor will be performing overnight bridge closures this week as follows:
night into Monday morning – 10pm to 6am
night into Tues morning – 7pm to 6am
night into Wed. morning – 7pm to 6am
night into Thur. morning – 11pm to 6am
Any changes to these scheduled
closures will be communicated.
Motorist alternative options to
cross the Connecticut River during these overnight bridge closures will be as
- Traveling to/from
– Use the signed detour utilizing the Baldwin Bridge (I-95 Old Saybrook).
- Traveling to/from the North – utilize the Arrigoni Bridge (Middletown-Portland).
Please be advised:
You can sign up for TEXT Alerts to
receive notifications on bridge closures and re-openings, closure
cancellations, and any emergency closures. To Opt-in, text the word SWINGBRIDGE
to 888777. (Message and Data rates may apply). In addition to SMS
messages, if you would like to receive Swing Bridge open/closed status notices
via email or a voice call from Everbridge, please click here
to enter the required information. Message and data rates may apply. Reply HELP
for help, STOP to Opt-out.
November 11, 2022, any trucks that exceed 16 tons are restricted
from using the East Haddam Swing Bridge, until further notice. Routine
enforcement by the Connecticut State Police and Department of Motor Vehicles
will occur during this 16-ton restriction period.
WEBCAMS for monitoring traffic conditions on the bridge (one on each side of
the river) and tide board clearance for maritime are available 24/7, the camera
feeds are viewable from our project website homepage.
If you have any questions
related to construction, please send an e-mail to [email protected]