Bridge scheduled to close for construction


NAUGATUCK — The Route 68 bridge is scheduled to be closed this weekend due to ongoing construction, police announced.

The bridge will be closed on Saturday morning and stay closed through 6 p.m. on Sunday, police said. Drivers are asked to use alternate routes to avoid delays.

The bridge, which connects Bridge Street to Prospect Street, is undergoing an extensive $12.8 million rehabilitation project. The work is expected to continue until November 2018.