Road work on New Haven Avenue near West Haven will impact traffic

The Milford Police Department has advised that people may experience traffic problems on New Haven Avenue starting Monday, Jan. 21, due to road work.

Road construction is expected to last approximately six weeks.

The State of Connecticut will be making emergency repairs to the bridge on Route 162 (New Haven Avenue) located at the Milford and West Haven town lines, Monday to Friday between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m. The area will be reduced to a single lane, alternating traffic during construction.

A planned detour has been established. The Eastbound traffic detour is as follows:

Route 162 left onto Anderson Avenue.

Anderson Avenue right onto Merwin Avenue

Merwin Avenue right onto Oxford Road

Oxford Road to the West Haven town line continued onto West Haven Woodmont Road

West Haven Woodmont Road left onto Route 162

The Westbound traffic detour is the same as the Eastbound detour in reverse order.