Woolson Street Bridge Open to Traffic

PRESS RELEASE
 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Watertown, CT - December 15, 2023

Base paving, line marking and temporary stop signs have been completed.  Bridge is open for traffic and Hopkins Road reverted back to a two-way.  Final surface coat of pavement, sidewalks and landscaping will be done in the April/May 2024 time period.  Anticipate bridge to be closed for a one-month period with Hopkins Road remaining open as a two-way road.  Please take caution of the new bridge alignment and the temporary stop signs.

The DPW Department would like to thank the residents for their support through a very challenging construction season due to the amount and intensity of rain events received during the Summer of 2023.   Further updates will be provided as available.

DPW would also like to thank - Dayton Construction, SLR the designer, Department of Transportation (DOT), Town Engineering and Highway Departments for getting us to this point of opening the bridge for traffic.