Construction Alert: Sound Beach Avenue and Tomac Avenue Bridges

April 30, 2015

Hi Everyone,

Construction on the Sound Beach Avenue and Tomac Avenue Bridges will begin next week.

The state Department of Transportation (CTDOT) will be replacing the more than 100 year old structures with new modern bridges, wider lanes and walkways along with a bike path.

Additionally, more parking will be added and new improved access to stairways will be part of the project.

Also in the plan, improvements to train platforms. The platforms will be extended allowing 10 train cars to be boarded at once instead of just six.

Construction will begin on Monday, May 4. 2015.

Roads may have LANE CLOSURES:

Sound Beach Avenue and Tomac Avenue:

Monday through Friday between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.

Monday through Friday between 6:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.

Saturday and Sunday between 8:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.

The contractor will be allowed to close and detour Sound Beach Avenue, or Tomac Avenue during overnight periods from 7:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.

The CTDOT says closures and detours will never happen simultaneously, excluding the following days:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Good Friday, Easter
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Dayv
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
  • Old Greenwich First Lighting Festival (1st Saturday in December)
  • All Saturdays and Sundays in June & July

If you have any questions call 860-594-2000

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The construction is expected to take at least 3 years at a cost of $40 million.