Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Statewide firefighters' parade is Sunday; roads closed
The following press release is from the North Haven Fire Department.
The department is celebrating its 100th anniversary in conjunction with the 129th annual Connecticut Firefighters Association Convention and Parade. The parade starts at noon Sunday, from Bailey Road to the North Haven Fairgrounds. Below is road closure information.
On Sunday September 16, 2012 North Haven Fire Department is hosting the annual Connecticut State Firefighters Association Parade. The Parade will begin at 12:00 noon. The parade route will require the closing of several roadways. The parade will begin at 55 Bailey Road, at the entrance to the North Haven Middle School, and travel east on Bailey Road then turn left onto Shawmut Avenue and travel north to Church Street continue north onto Washington Avenue and end at the North Haven Fairgrounds, 300 Washington Avenue. The roads that will be closed are Washington Avenue Church Street, Shawmut Avenue and Bailey Road. All roads that intersect with these roads will be closed to through traffic. That route will be Washington Avenue, at Temple Street to Pool Road. to Maple Avenue to Sackett Point Road to State Street to Upper State Street to Hartford Turnpike to Toelles Road to Washington Avenue.
Also, Interstate 91, Exit 11 and Exit 12 Northbound and Exit 12 Southbound will be closed during the parade. Exits 10 and 13 will remain open and detour signs will direct traffic. The Interstate exits will be closed for approximately three hours beginning at 12 p.m.
The following local roads affected will be Bailey Road, Elm Street, Arthur Street, Samoset Avenue, William Street, Manomet Avenue, Maple Avenue, Priscilla Street, Levere Road, Shawmut Avenue, Church Street, Trumbull Place, Linsley Street, St. John Street, Broadway, Clintonville Road, Pool Road, Franklin Street, George Street, Lincoln Street, Monroe Street, Blakeslee Avenue, Wadsworth Street, and Temple Street.
A detour route has been established around all road and exit closures.
Questions may be addressed to Chief Vincent Landisio at 203-239-5321, ext. 100.