Redding residents will have to wait a little more than a month before driving over the bridge on Simpaug Turnpike.
That's if all goes as planned.
The Connecticut Department of Transporation announced Wednesday that the bridge on Simpaug Turnpike is scheduled to remained closed until Monday, Oct. 29.
The bridge has been closed since October 2011 and the project was initially scheduled to be wrapped up within nine months. The road remains closed by its intersection with Marchant Road.
"Simpaug Turnpike is closed to allow for the replacement of Bridge No. 05225 and the project includes the installation of new retaining walls, roadway reconstruction and minor drainage improvements," a DOT press release reads. "Access to local residences in the area will be maintained at all times from the south."
According to the release, the project costs nearly $3.2 million.