7/28 Update: The State DOT crew will be working on the Covered Bridge in West Cornwall tonight July 28, 2021 from around 10:00 PM until 4:30 AM. They will be alternating traffic through the bridge while doing the repairs. There could be delays at the bridge of around 10 minutes. State DOT reports they are hoping to have things finished up by tomorrow night.
Repair to the covered bridge is expected to begin at the end of next week and will take several days to complete, according to Kevin Nursick, spokesman for the state Department of Transportation. The tentative dates for the repair work are July 27-29th. It will be night work, scheduled from 9 p.m. to 5 a.m. “There will be temporary short-term closures of approximately 15 minutes for the repairs to be done, tentatively scheduled for two nights of activity,” Nursick said.