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Numerous Traffic Advisories Issued For Darien This Week

Numerous traffic alerts will impact residents in Darien.
Numerous traffic alerts will impact residents in Darien. Photo Credit: Jay Polansky

DARIEN, Conn. -- There are numerous traffic advisories throughout Darien this week.

On Monday, Aug. 8 Middlesex Road between Mansfield Avenue and Ox Ridge Lane will be closed in one direction between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Traffic will be allowed to enter Middlesex Road from Mansfield Avenue and travel westbound. Northbound traffic will be detoured onto Ox Ridge Lane, Hollow Tree Ridge Road and Half Mile Road as a new water main is installed. Residents of the area will have access with delays.

The same day, contractors for the Darien Department of Public Works will begin the installation of replacement sidewalks on Hoyt Street between Middlesex Road and Heather Lane. Delays may be encountered and an alternating one-lane pattern may be required. The majority of the sidewalk replacement should be completed before the new school year.

Hoyt Street will be closed to through traffic between Woodway Road and Camp Avenue between 9 a.m. on Friday Aug. 12 and noon on Thursday, Aug. 18 for the removal of the railroad crossing and installation of a new crossing. Detours will be in effect on Woodway Road and Camp Avenue in Darien and Hope Street in Stamford. Residents of the affected area will have access to their homes with delays. There will be no train traffic on the New Canaan line over the weekend and alternate bus service will be provided.

Contractors will be paving Old Kings Highway South between Route 1 and Locust Hill Road. Old Kings Highway South between Post Road and Goodwives River Road will be closed from Aug. 8 through 11 and between Goodwives River Road and Locust Hill Road from Aug. 10 through 15. Residents of both areas will be able to access their properties with delays.

Leroy Avenue between Post Road and West Avenue will be closed to through traffic during the daytime hours from Aug. 8 to 12. The roadway will be completely closed under the Metro North Railroad Bridge as a new gas main is installed. Access to the Leroy West parking lot will be via Squab Lane only.

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