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Large Protest Over George Floyd Death Causes Road Closures In Fairfield County

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A large protest in Fairfield County over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis is causing road closures Saturday, May 30.

Connecticut State Police announced just after 5 p.m. that Route 8 in Bridgeport has been shut down to allow  for protesters. 

The protest is in the area of southbound Route 25 (Exit 3 off-ramp) and northbound between the Exit 3 off and on ramp of the highway itself,,

In addition, off-ramps for southbound I-95 and northbound Exit 27A are also closed.

The Route 25/Route 8 northbound Exit 1 on-ramp is also closed in Bridgeport. 

"Please expect delays as CSP reroute traffic," State Police said on Twitter. "Your voice will be heard!"

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