Verner retired from the Cheshire Police Department in 1993 following 38 years of service. He died in 2011 at the age of 79.
Verner was one of five police officers who founded the Cheshire Police Department in 1955 and was highly regarded by fellow officers and chiefs of the department.
The bridge will officially be named the "Lieutenant Myron Verner Memorial Bridge".
Rep. Fritz moved to include the designation honoring Verner in a transportation bill passed during the General Assembly session that includes a provision that honors the memory of persons and organizations.
"As one of the officers who founded Cheshire's Police Department, Officer Verner deserves this honor following a long and distinguished career serving the public," Rep. Fritz said. "I was very pleased to include his name in legislation that designates roads and bridges to honor special people. I thank the person who brought his name to my attention and encourage people who can to participate in the ceremony."
The ceremony worked out with the state Department of Transportation will be held at the site of the bridge. (Route 10, Cheshire, over I-691).