The following is an alert that I received from the CT Department of Transportation, regarding tree removal work being done on the Merritt Parkway that will involve lane closures on Rt. 15 both northbound and southbound between Greenwich and Stamford. Construction begins at the end of this month (Monday, March 26 until Wednesday, April 14). Please read on if this will affect your commute.
Tree Work Scheduled for Route 15 Northbound and Southbound in Greenwich and Stamford
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing that a tree work/removal operation will be performed on Route 15 northbound and southbound in Greenwich and Stamford beginning on Monday, March 26, 2018. The work is scheduled to occur from Monday, March 26, 2018,through Wednesday, April 14, 2018.
The tree removal operation will be performed by Advanced Construction & Tree Removal LLC.
LANE CLOSURE INFO
Motorists can expect lane closures on Route 15 Northbound and Southbound between Exit 31 (North Street #1) and Exit 33 (Den Road #1) in Greenwich and Stamford. Traffic control personnel and signing patterns will be utilized to guide motorists through the work zone. The regular work schedule for this project is from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Route 15 Northbound and 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Route 15 Southbound (Monday – Friday).
Motorists should be aware that modifications or extensions to this schedule may become necessary due to weather delays or other unforeseen conditions. Motorists are advised to maintain a safe speed when driving in this vicinity.
No work will be performed through the Easter Weekend (Thursday, March 29, 2018 through Monday, April 2, 2018).
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Please don’t hesitate to contact my office if you have further questions about DOT projects or any other state issue. Their website is www.ct.gov/dot