Merritt Parkway Projects


Merritt Parkway Projects

Norwalk, New Canaan, & Westport, Connecticut

The are two projects happening concurrently on the Merritt Parkway.

The Route 15 Safety Improvements Resurfacing, Enhancements and Bridge Improvements Norwalk and Westport
Project No. 102-0368

This project involves the resurfacing of Route 15 in both directions, as well as providing various safety improvements and aesthetic enhancements from Main Avenue (Route 7) in Norwalk to Newtown Turnpike in Westport.

The Route 15 Safety Improvements Resurfacing, Enhancements and Bridge Improvements Norwalk, New Canaan, Westport
Project No. 102-0296

This project extends approximately 3.5 miles south from Exit 40A at Main Avenue in Norwalk to Exit 37 at South Avenue in New Canaan. The Project also extends further south to include repairs needed to the Lapham Road Bridge overpass in New Canaan.


Week of January 30, 2023

Project No. 102-0368
Nightly lane closures on northbound (8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.) & southbound (7:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.) between exits 40 and 41.

For the week of January 30th, the project team will be performing various activities including installation of structural soil on shoulders, mulching, staking, and backfilling of median plantings, installation of guiderail, granite curb transitions and removal metal rain on West Side of Grumman Avenue. 

Week of December 26 & January 2, 2023

For the week of December 26 and January 2 no night work will be scheduled. Nighttime work will resume January 9, 2023 in the new year.

Work to be performed in the Stage 3 work zones will be behind the temporary barrier separated from traffic and will include excavations to install new drainage systems, construction of a new 8’’ wide shoulder (4’ paved shoulder + 4’ reinforced grass shoulder). Excavations will also be done to create a drainage swale beyond the shoulders to improve overall drainage of the roadway. Work will also begin at the White Oak Shade Road, Marvin Ridge Road, and Comstock Hill Avenue overpass bridges to construct new Merritt Parkway concrete barrier on the bridge abutment faces.

 Please note that these closures can change at any time based on weather or resources. 



Recently completed work on this project includes:

       Full depth pavement reconstruction southbound and northbound at White Oak Shade Road, Marvin Ridge Road and Comstock Hill Avenue.

     Stage 2 milling and paving northbound White Oak Shade to Exit 40A Main Avenue and southbound Exit 40A to Comstock Hill Avenue

      Establish Stage 3 work Zones northbound Service Plaza to just prior to Exit 38, and Exit 38 on ramp to Silvermine Avenue

Work in Progress:

      Northbound excavation and grading for new exit ramp from Northbound Service Plaza

      Daytime work within Northbound work zones will also be performed. No lane closure will occur during the daytime work hours 7am to 3:30 pm.

Anticipated Work:

      Construct new Merritt Parkway concrete barrier on White Oak Shade Road and Marvin Ridge Road bridge abutment faces.

      Drainage installations within Northbound Stage 3 work zones

This Project is currently scheduled for completion on October 31, 2024