WESTPORT - Westport police are advising drivers to avoid Wilton Road because of a current traffic issue.

“A tree / electrical wires near Red Coat Road has closed Wilton Road just north of the Parkway and will require a detour of traffic for the next unknown time frame,” police said Tuesday morning.

“Use Partrick Road to access areas northwest and use Newtown Turnpike eastbound for traffic northeast. Utility enroute to repair/ clear roadway.”