Route 1 Closed in Branford at Amtrak Bridge Oct. 6-7

Local alternate routes suggested.

Press Release from Branford Police Department

Route 1 will be closed at the AMTRAK Bridge, between the area of I-95 Exit 53 On/Off-ramp and Short Beach Rd (Rte-142) beginning Saturday, October 6 from 9 p.m. until Sunday, October 7 at 12 noon while overhead bridge girders are installed. [Read more about the bridge project here]

All Route 1 traffic will be detoured following Connecticut D.O.T. guidelines to I95 in both directions.

For your convenience, Branford residents should take this opportunity to locate an alternate local detour route around the Route 1 closure using our local secondary roadways.

If using a local detour, please keep in mind that these routes may take you through neighborhoods and that speed limits of 25 mph will be strictly enforced.


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