Two block portion of Church St. in New Haven to be closed Friday night to Sunday morning

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NEW HAVEN – Officials said a two block section of Church Street downtown will be closed over the weekend to allow for construction on a nearby building.

Church Street between Elm Street and Grove Street will be closed for 36 hours starting at 9 p.m. Friday night.

City officials said it would reopen at 9 a.m. Sunday.

New cooling equipment  is being installed on the top of 265 Church Street, and construction equipment will need to be in the street.