TRAFFIC ADVISORY: 63-Hour bridge closure has been RESCHEDULED, Overnight bridge closures to occur 1/8/24 through 1/12/24, click here for details.


Bridge Closures

Week of January 7, 2024

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing the following:

Vehicular Traffic Advisory:

Due to the impending snowstorm, the 63-hour bridge closure scheduled to begin this Sunday at 8:00pm has been CANCELED.  Be advised that this 63-hour bridge closure has been rescheduled for Sunday, January 14th at 8pm, with the bridge reopening Wednesday, January 17th at 11:00am.

Overnight Bridge Closures:

The contractor will be performing overnight bridge closures as follows:

  • Mon. night (1/8) into Tues. morning – 7pm to 6am
  • Tues. night (1/9) into Wed. morning – 7pm to 6am
  • Wed. night (1/10) into Thur. morning – 7pm to 6am
  • Thurs. night (1/11) into Fri. morning – 7pm to 6am
  • Fri. night (1/12) into Sat. morning – 11:30pm to 8am

Any changes to these scheduled closures will be communicated.


Motorist alternative options to cross the Connecticut River during these 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).

If you have any questions related to construction, please send an e-mail to [email protected]