Culvert work to begin on Route 83 in Pomfret on Monday

The New York State Department of Transportation said beginning Monday Route 83 will be closed at Route 60 in the town of Pomfret to facilitate culvert rehabilitation work. Route 83 will be open to local traffic only.

Eastbound traffic will be detoured south on Route 60 to Bard Road connecting back to Route 83 in the town of Villenova. Westbound Route 83 traffic will be detoured onto Bard Road to Route 60.

The closure will remain in place for about six weeks but may be delayed in the event of inclement weather.

Motorists are urged to slow down and drive responsibly in work zones. Fines are doubled for speeding in a work zone. Convictions of two or more speeding violations in a work zone could result in the suspension of an individual’s driver license.


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