Tag Archives: Whittemore Bridge

Borough closing eastbound lane of bridge to finish project

NAUGATUCK — The eastbound lane of the Whittemore Bridge will be closed to traffic during April and May to complete the bridge reconstruction project. The borough started reconstructing the bridge,…

Two-way traffic returns to Whittemore Bridge

NAUGATUCK — Drivers in Naugatuck can rejoice a little. The Whittemore Bridge is open in both directions again. The borough started reconstructing the bridge, which spans the Naugatuck River along…

Technology gives NFD access to traffic light

NAUGATUCK — Last week, the Naugatuck Fire Department responded to a house fire on New Haven Road and needed to cross the Whittemore Memorial Bridge on Maple Street. The bridge…

Bridge projects backing up traffic

NAUGATUCK — Over the past week, longtime Naugatuck residents have been reminded of days long ago when the borough was a booming factory town. The nostalgia is not a result…

Whittemore Bridge work begins

NAUGATUCK — Drivers traveling through downtown Naugatuck will face detours as work on the 104-year-old Whittemore Bridge is under way. The $6 million reconstruction project on the bridge, which connects…

Bridge work slated to start this month

NAUGATUCK — The Whittemore Bridge along Maple Street sees a wide variety of use: motorists drive over it, pedestrians walk over it, and, once a year, rubber ducks are dumped…

Making old new again

Repairs would restore original look of Whittemore Bridge NAUGATUCK — The borough has taken a step forward to taking the Whittemore Bridge back more than 60 years. The Board of…

Bridge repairs on tap for spring

NAUGATUCK — The longer Naugatuck waits, the more expensive it will be to repair the Whittemore Bridge on Maple Street. At least, that is what history has proven. The project,…

Borough constructing plan for repairs

NAUGATUCK — Now that money has come in for Naugatuck to repair the Whittemore Bridge on Maple Street, the borough must devise a plan for construction. The more than $6.2…

State approves money for work

NAUGATUCK — The state Bond Commission has approved $3.19 million in grant money for Naugatuck to upgrade the Whittemore Bridge that runs over the Naugatuck River on Maple Street. The…