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Beaches Closures, Traffic Delays Due to Obama's Visit to Westport

President Barack Obama is expected to attend a presidential campaign fundraiser Monday night at famed movie-producer Harvey Weinstein’s oceanfront mansion.

 

The White House has reserved in order for . The state beach will be closed for the entire day. 

"Motorists can expect traffic delays and momentary road closures in the Greens Farms area of Westport late afternoon and early evening," said Captain John Calka. "Motorists are asked to avoid the area and use caution if they must pass through the area."

Westport’s Burying Hill Beach is also closed today due to President Obama’s visit tonight to Weinstein's nearby home, First Selectman Gordon Joseloff announced today.

Joseloff said he was informed today that the Westport Police Department relayed a request from the Secret Service late last week to close the facility. Signs announcing the closure have been posted at the beach entrance. 

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