Washington Blvd. in Stamford Closed Reopened St. John's Tower Partially Collapses

Washington Boulevard in Stamford has reopened after a temporary closure when the St. John's Tower partially collapsed during demolition on Tuesday.

Police closed Washington Boulevard's northbound and southbound lanes between Main Street and Tresser Boulevard Tuesday. The road reopened Thursday at 4 p.m.

"Stamford's chief responsibility is to the safety of our residents. We're not satisfied with the condition of the building, so we have made the decision to close Washington Boulevard and have the demolition contractor address these concerns immediately," Stamford Mayor David Martin said in a release at the time.

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