Drivers take note: Scarsdale Village has announced the following schedule for the closure of the Popham Road Bridge: The bridge will be closed from 8:30 pm on Thursday night August 9 until 5 am on August 10 when the contractor will remove the existing structural steel from the middle section of the bridge.
Detours: Westbound Popham Road traffic will be detoured south on Scarsdale Avenue west to Harney Road and north to Garth Road back to Popham Road. Eastbound Popham Road traffic will be detoured south on Garth Road east to Harney Road and north on Scarsdale Avenue back to Popham Road. Pedestrians must use the Metro-North and Freightway Parking Garage pedestrian bridges to cross over the Metro-North Railroad tracks.
The bridge will again be closed at 8:30 pm on Friday, August 10, 2012 until 5:00 a.m. Saturday, August 11. In addition, Scarsdale Avenue from Popham Road to the commuter parking lot entrance and East Parkway southbound from Christie Place to Popham Road will be closed.
Here are the detours for Friday night:
Southbound East Parkway traffic will be detoured east onto Christie Place, north onto Chase Road, east onto Crane Road, south onto Post Road, west onto Brook Street and west onto Harney Road north to Scarsdale Avenue or Garth Road.
Westbound Popham Road traffic will be detoured north onto Chase Road, east onto Crane Road, south onto Post Road, west onto Brook Street, west onto Harney Road and north onto Scarsdale Avenue or Garth Road.
Eastbound Popham Road traffic will be detoured south onto Garth Road, east onto Harney Road, east onto Brook Street, north onto Post Road and west onto Popham Road.
Northbound Scarsdale Avenue – vehicular traffic will be detoured east onto Grand Boulevard, north onto Post Road and west onto Popham Road.
The rain date for the Popham Road Bridge work is from 8:30 p.m. Saturday, August 11, 2012, until 5:00 a.m. Sunday, August 12.