Substitute buses will operate on the Danbury Branch of Metro North from Friday night through Sunday. Buses will be used between Danbury and South Norwalk for select trains tomorrow night, and all day Saturday and Sunday. The service change is needed to allow replacement of the track crossing on Science Road in Norwalk. Buses will operate approximately up to 20 minutes earlier than scheduled trains.
After being called off last weekend, the current forecast looks like it will be favorable for this weekend to hold the 2nd in a series of Route 25 closures in Monroe. Part of 25 will be closed starting at 8 pm on Friday through Monday at 5 am. The closure is needed to the remove the old bridge over the reservoir area. All commercial vehicles are expected to use Route 111 to 34 back to 25.
The state Department of Transportation has scheduled a milling and paving project in Bridgewater, starting today. A more than 3-a-and-a-half mile stretch of Route 133 will be milled and resurfaced. The work is scheduled to last until October 3rd. Motorists can expect lane closures between 7am and 4pm on Route 133 between Wewaka Brook Road and Route 67. Traffic control personnel and signing patterns will be out through the work zone. Work will only be done on weekdays. Motorists are advised to maintain a safe speed when driving in this vicinity.
A culvert pipe under the roadway in Easton is being replaced today. Morehouse Road between Delaware and Beers roads will be closed to make the repair. Only local traffic will be allowed to access their homes. A detour follows Beers Road from Morehouse to Sport Hill Road, onto Delaware and back to Morehouse.