Dennis Police issue Highbank Road closure notice
Road will be closed while a new gas main is laid across Highbank Bridge
DENNIS - Beginning Wednesday, May 5, 2010, Highbank Road, including the Highbank Bridge connecting Dennis and Yarmouth, will be closed Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Fridays from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The road closure is expected to be in effect for the next four (4) weeks.
The road closure will include the portion of Highbank Road between Main Street in South Dennis and Great Western Road in Yarmouth.
On the Dennis side, motorists seeking alternate routes will be directed to Route 134 and then south to Route 28 turning west and following Route 28 into Yarmouth. Local traffic will be allowed access to Dennis properties from the Main Street, South Dennis end.
On the Yarmouth side, motorists seeking alternate routes will be detoured to North Main Street and then to Route 28 East into Dennis. Wilbur Park in Yarmouth will remain open while construction continues on the Dennis side of the project however it will close once construction nears the Yarmouth side of the bridge.
Highbank Road from Great Western Road to the bridge will be open to local traffic only.
Detour signs will be placed along the route and signage will direct motorists to avoid the Highbank Bridge area.
Courtesy of the Dennis Police Department.