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Grassy Hill Road Remains Closed This Weekend

A temporary bridge will be constructed. Check out the photos and video attached to this article from reader "Willy B!"

 

Update as of 6 p.m. Saturday, August 18:

First Selectman Gerald 'Jerry' Stomski expects the temporary bridge to be completed by Wednesday, August 22, or Thursday, August 23.

Original article:

Grassy Hill Road will continue to be closed throughout the weekend: Saturday and Sunday, August 18 and 19, after an.

Woodbury First Selectman Gerald Stomski told Patch that engineers are putting together the specifications and drawings for the replacement for a new cross culvert.

"We will be assembling a temporary bridge to span the brook to allow traffic to resume," he said. "This temporary bridge will be on loan from the Connecticut Department of Transportation."

He said the temporary bridge will be in place by Wednesday, August 22.

Stomski said there is estimate of costs at this time.

Alternative routes are over Transylvania Road to Grassy Hill Road or up Route 317 to Upper Grassy Hill Road.

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Editor's Note: The original post of the article contained an incorrect date. The article has been changed to reflect the correct date.

Erik Grudzien August 18, 2012 at 12:24 PM
Seems to be a mix up on the date. August 22nd is Wednesday. The 1.30"+ of rain we've had in last 12 hours most likely hasn't helped this bridge any more either.
Jaimie Cura (Editor) August 18, 2012 at 09:16 PM
That's what I get for not checking the calendar whenever someone sends me a date, Erik! I sent out a quick e-mail to the first selectman to confirm whether it's Wednesday or Thursday and will let you know more as soon as I hear back.
Jaimie Cura (Editor) August 18, 2012 at 09:59 PM
Ok Erik, I'm updating the article per Jerry Stomski's e-mail: He expects the temporary bridge to be completed by Wednesday, August 22, or Thursday, August 23.

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