Niantic River Bridge Closure Update

Amtrak train No. 170 flies across "Old Nan" connecting East Lyme and Waterford, Connecticut. Photo by Leo King, National Corridors Initiative, Inc.

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.

Niantic Chart

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.

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