WESTPORT, CT — As with last weekend, Westport officials said on Friday that the town’s beaches might be closed at certain times this weekend if there is overcrowding and social distancing cannot be maintained.
The potential closures are the result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, and residents who want to spend the day at Compo or Burying Hill beaches this weekend “are advised to arrive before 10 a.m.,” officials said.
Masks are required on the Compo Beach boardwalk, sidewalks, at the restrooms and when social distancing cannot be maintained.
The town’s announcement is below:
Residents are reminded once again that weekend traffic and possible overcrowding at town beaches may result in early closure. In an abundance of caution and to insure public health and safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, when the beach reaches a capacity where it is deemed impossible to maintain social distancing, it will be closed to additional