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Expect Lane Closures During Overnight Roadwork On Two Fairfield Roads

Resident in Easton and Fairfield can expect detours and lane closures when paving and milling work begins next week on SR 59.
Resident in Easton and Fairfield can expect detours and lane closures when paving and milling work begins next week on SR 59. Photo Credit: Clarkstown Police Department/Twitter

FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Residents should be ready for land closures and detours during an upcoming milling and resurfacing project scheduled to take place on Route 59 and Route 726 in Fairfield and Easton beginning Sunday, May 22, and running through Saturday, June 4.

Traffic control personnel and signs will be used to guide motorists through the work zone.

The regular work schedule for this project is overnight from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m.

This project affects only the most northerly section of Route 59 in Fairfield — most of the work is being performed in Easton.

The project consists of milling and resurfacing of 2.24 miles of Route 59 in Fairfield/Easton and 0.10 miles of SR 726 in Fairfield. The milling segment of this project is anticipated to take place from Sunday, May 22, through Thursday, May 26.

The resurfacing segment of the project is scheduled to take place from Tuesday, May 31, through Saturday, June 4.

Motorists can expect lane closures on Route 59 from Route 726/Jefferson Street to Old Oak Road in Easton and on Route 726/Jefferson Street from Route 59/Easton Turnpike to the Salt Storage Building off Jefferson Street.

No work will occur during Memorial Day weekend — Friday, May 27 through Monday, May 30. Work will resume on Tuesday night, May 31.

This schedule may be changed or extended due to weather delays or other unforeseen conditions. Motorists are advised to maintain a safe speed when driving in this vicinity.

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