Rooster River

Bridgeport News: Capital Avenue Bridge Repairs

The City of Bridgeport ┬áis alerting residents of repairs to the Capital Avenue Bridge over Rooster River that will temporarily close Capital Avenue from Laurel Avenue to Wood Avenue for six months beginning April 1, 2017. The purpose of this project is to replace the existing deteriorated Capital Avenue Bridge with a new structure that has low initial and life-cycle costs, minimizes the impacts to local residents, and requires minimal maintenance for the City.   The project will take approximately six months to complete which includes removal of the current structure, heavy construction, site cleanup, and miscellaneous work. A closed road detour around the neighboring streets will be utilized during the construction of the bridge. Laurel Avenue on the west…

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