DARIEN — The stretch of Middlesex Road between Mansfield Avenue and Ox Ridge Lane will be closed in one direction between 7 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on Monday, August 8, according to the Darien Police Department.

During this time, westbound traffic will be allowed onto Middlesex Road from Mansfield Avenue. Northbound traffic on Middlesex Road will be detoured to Ox Ridge Lane, Hollow Tree Ridge Road and Half Mile Road.

The detour is a result of a water main installation by Aquarion Water Company in the intersection of Mansfield Avenue and Middlesex Road. According to police, residents in the area and emergency vehicles will have full access to the area. Drivers should still expect slight delays during this time.

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