The 2017 Connecticut United Ride is being held on Sunday. It's the state's largest 9/11 tribute and one of the largest rides in New England. The ride will be passing through Wilton, Monroe and several other Fairfield County towns on Sunday. There will be road closures because of the ride. Drivers are cautioned to expect delays and make alternate travel plans if possible.
The event begins in Norwalk, at Norden Park with a ceremony at 10:30am. The Ride will end at Seaside Park in Bridgeport. The motorcade will move along Rte 136 to Rte 33 through Westport, to Wilton via Rte 7, to Rte 107 in Georgetown, Rte 58N in Redding, to Rte 302 in Bethel, to Newtown via Rte 25 and through Monroe to Main Street in Trumbull. The ride will continue to Old Town Rd to Park Ave in Fairfield and continuing into Bridgeport to Seaside Park.
It is anticipated that the ride will be passing through the Town of Wilton between 11:45am and 1pm. During this time sections of Route 33 (Westport Road) and Route 7 (Danbury Road) will be closed.
Redding Police say the ride will be travelling through between noon and 1pm.
Monroe Police says there will be road closures and significant delays on Main Street from approximately 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm on Sunday. Spectators are invited to come out and see this massive event, but are reminded to be safe and stay out of the roadway.