Tuesday, July 16, 2024


Bridge Street Bridge Closed to Let Boat Pass

UPDATE Westport’s Bridge Street Bridge, whose formal name in the William F. Cribari Memorial Bridge, was closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic for and hour and 45 minutes today to let a boat through, police said.

The bridge, which has been undergoing repairs, was closed to traffic at 8:30 a.m. and reopened at 10:15 a.m.

Because of the repairs, the swing bridge had to be opened and closed manually to let the boat through, police said.

This prolonged the closure to vehicular and pedestrian traffic, police said. There is no repair work being performed today.

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