Niantic River Bridge Closure Update
July 21, 2011
The railroad bridge over the Niantic River in Niantic, Connecticut, will remain in the closed position for repairs from 10:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m., Monday through Thursday until August 5.
The channel will be open during this closure for any small craft to transit. If Amtrak is given an advanced request for opening before 3:00 a.m., there will be a brief opening at 4:00 a.m. for vessels waiting.
If no request is received before 3:00 a.m. there will be no opening until the daily work period is completed at 6:00 a.m.
The bridge tender can be contacted at (860-510-5628) or via VHF 13.