Downed tree in Southington closes part of Meriden Avenue

Published on Monday, 23 July 2018 14:48


SOUTHINGTON - Police are detouring traffic after a tree fell across the roadway Monday on Meriden Avenue.

At about 1 p.m., police responded to a report of a tree across the road in the area of 905 Meriden Ave. The tree also damaged utility poles and lines nearby.

Meriden Avenue is closed from East Street to Stuart Drive, and East Street is closed from the intersection of South Plains Road to Meriden Avenue. It is uncertain how long the closings will be in place.

Police said the following detours are in place:

Southbound traffic on Meriden Avenue is being diverted onto South End Road to Savage Street and then back onto Meriden Avenue.

Northbound traffic on Meriden Avenue is being diverted onto Stuart Drive to South Plains Road to East Street, onto Berlin Street and then onto Meriden Avenue.

Justin Muszynski can be reached at 860-973-1809 or

Posted in The Bristol Press, Southington Herald on Monday, 23 July 2018 14:48. Updated: Monday, 23 July 2018 14:51.