CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
|FOR RELEASE: April 7, 2017
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
Nighttime Lane Closures Scheduled for April 10, 11, and 12, 2017, on the Merritt Parkway (Route 15) from the Newtown Turnpike Overpass to the Congress Street Overpass
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that nighttime lane closures are scheduled for April 10, 11, and 12, 2017 on the Merritt Parkway(Route 15) from the Newtown Turnpike overpass to the Congress Street overpass. Motorists can expect lane closures to occur in the Northbound or Southbound directions in the right or left lanes.
The contractor will implement a sequence of lane closures to gain access to all portions of the roadway to facilitate work within the project Limits. Motorist should anticipate lane closure in the left or right lane and in the northbound or southbound direction. Only one lane closure in one direction will be implemented at a time.
The project consists of the rehabilitation of 5 miles (each direction) of Route 15 and 11 structures (over and underpasses) in Fairfield and Westport. Upgrades to pavement, guiderail, drainage and historic concrete are included.
No lane closures or work will be done on the Parkway from 6 AM Thursday, April 13, 2017 to 8 PM Monday, April 17, 2017, in observance of the Easter Holiday.
DOT Project No. 0158-0211/207 was awarded to Manafort Brothers, Inc. at a cost of $56,712,000.00 on January 20, 2017 and is scheduled to be completed August 20, 2019.
LANE CLOSURE INFO
Northbound lane closures will begin 8 PM to 6 AM. South Bound lane closures will begin 7 PM to 6 AM. The contractor will begin Monday night April 10, 2017 in the South Bound direction with right lane closures.