Traffic alert: Upcoming I-95 detours in Westport due to bridge work

The town of Westport and the state Department of Transportation are advising motorists of upcoming I-95 detours in the area due to bridge work.
The DOT will be working to replace the I-95 bridge over Saugatuck Avenue at Exit 17. The work will cause I-95 detours there on two upcoming weekends.
I-95 northbound will be closed 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20 to 6 a.m. Monday, Oct. 23 with traffic detours on the southbound bridge. I-95 southbound will be closed 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3 to 6 a.m. Monday, Nov. 6 with traffic detours on the northbound bridge.
Saugatuck Avenue detours will be in place both weekends.
Motorists are advised to avoid the area and find alternate routes if possible.