A new bridge rehabilitation project is planned in Ridgefield by the state Department of Transportation. The bridge on Route 7 just north of Route 102 will be reconstructed. The Ridgefield Press reports that the work will only be done on weekends, with motorists diverted onto 102, onto 35 and back to 7.
The project is slated to start in June and be completed by the fall. The DOT says the reason the work is only being done on weekends is so that it doesn't interfere with the Route 35 bridge replacement project.
That work started last fall, but has stalled because of old sewer lines that were found and unstable soil. The project end date has been pushed back a year to May 2018. The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection needs to issue a revised permit for the project, which is expected to start again in the summer.
There will be alternating one lane traffic through the area of Fox Hill Condos when the weekday midday work does re-start.