Mayor Joseph P. Ganim
For Immediate Release
November 16, 2020
BEARDSLEY PARK CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC AS CLEAN UP CREW REMOVES DOWNED TREES AND ELECTRICAL WIRES CAUSED BY HIGH WINDS
BRIDGEPORT, CT – City of Bridgeport officials announce that Beardsley Park is closed to the public until further notice. Due to strong winds experienced during a storm last night, there are downed trees, fallen power lines, and other tree debris which have obstructed roadways and pose a risk to public safety.
Residents are encouraged to sign up for text notifications for emergencies like the tornado warning that accompanied the storm we experienced last night by registering at BPTAlerts here.
Mayor Ganim and the City of Bridgeport encourage residents to have a plan, make an emergency kit, stay informed, and get involved. For more information on how to prepare for severe storms, click here. Follow the City of Bridgeport on social media for additional information; Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.