Westport bridge on Route 136 closed to traffic Wednesday
A number of detours will be in place Wednesday as the William Cribari Bridge on Route 136 in Westport will be closed.
The bridge will be shut down from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Drivers coming from the west side of the bridge can drive north onto Riverside Avenue, east onto Post Road, then south onto Compo Road South, to the intersection of Bridge Street and Greens Farms Road.
Drivers from the west side of the bridge could also travel south on Riverside Avenue, west on Charles Street, and cross Saugatuck Avenue to get on I-95 North. Then get off at Exit 18 onto the Sherwood Island Connector, and travel west on Greens Farms Road to Bridge Street.
Drivers coming from the east can use either Imperial Avenue or Compo Road South northbound, then travel west on the Post Road, and make a left onto Riverside Avenue to travel south around the closure.
Drivers on the east side of the bridge can also take Greens Farms Road east to the Sherwood Island Connector onto I-95 South, then get off at exit 17 to get to the Saugatuck area.