Inclement weather changes Route 25 closure in Monroe

August 3, 2018

MONROE — The weather is pushing back the scheduled shut down of a stretch of Route 25 in Monroe planned for this weekend.

The planned closure is now planned to begin at 8 p.m. on Aug. 10 and go until 6 a.m. on Aug. 13. What remains unchanged is that access to businesses will remain available during the road closure.

Anticipated rainfall and possible Friday flash floods prompted to the rescheduling of the road closure, which was planned to begin at 8 p.m. Friday and last until 6 a.m. Monday.

The current Department of Transportation project on Route 25 in Monroe will replace two culverts and raise the road.

During the closure next weekend, local traffic will be detoured onto Pepper Street and Old Newtown Road. Truck traffic will not permitted on local roads; truck drivers can follow detours to Route 111 and Route 34.

This will be the first of three planned closures for this project this year. Additional dates have not yet been finalized.

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