Norwalk road closure due to building safety concerns, residents evacuated

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NORWALK — A section of Ely Ave. has been closed between Moscariello Pl. and Testa Pl. following a structural issue identified at building 23 in Roodner Court, prompting authorities to evacuate residents for safety.

The Norwalk Police Department is on scene assisting Norwalk Housing in the safe evacuation of the area.

Due to the closure, the main entrance to Roodner Court is currently inaccessible.

Traffic has been re-routed to accommodate both an entry and exit lane to facilitate resident movement and emergency access.

Police are urging the public to avoid the area to prevent congestion and ensure a smooth evacuation process.

The safety of the community remains the highest priority, and the situation is being managed closely by the responding officers.

Residents with questions about the incident or who require assistance are advised to contact the Norwalk Police Department at (203) 854-3113.

In case of an emergency, dial 911.

Officials have not yet provided an estimated time for when the road will reopen or when residents may return to their homes, as assessments are ongoing.

Further updates are expected as the situation develops.

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