63-hour bridge closure (1/14-1/17), OVERNIGHT bridge closures WED. 1/17, THUR. 1/18 and FRI. 1/19 , click here for details

The Connecticut Department of Transportation is notifying motorist that a 63-hour road closures of Route 82 over the Connecticut River (East Haddam Swing Bridge) will commence this Sunday evening (1/14).


The scheduled time for this closure will be from Sunday 8pm until Wednesday 11am.


Pedestrians and cyclist are advised that during this 63-hour closure, the bridge will be closed to them as well.


Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances could cause a rescheduling of the 63-hour road closure.


Be advised that in addition to the 63-hour bridge closure occurring, the contractor will also be performing overnight bridge closures as follows:


  • Wed. night into Thur. morning – 7pm to 6am
  • Thur. night into Fri. morning – 7pm to 6am
  • Fri. night into Sat. morning – 7pm to 8am

Any changes to this schedule will be communicated in a timely manner.




Motorist alternative options to cross the Connecticut River during these 63-hour road 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]