Resurfacing and safety improvement project resumes on the Merritt

Could affect your travel

The Connecticut Department of Transportation announces the resumption of construction activity on Route 15 in Stamford and New Canaan from the Greenwich town line just north of Exit 31 (North Street) to the vicinity of Exit 37 (Route 124 / South Avenue). Traffic will be shifted on Route 15 SB & NB near the area south of Newfield Avenue Bridge.

The project began in August 2013 and consists of 6.5 miles of roadway resurfacing, safety improvements, and landscaping enhancements.  The work also includes rehabilitation of five historic bridges that cross over Route 15.

The bridges are Bridge 00712, Route 124 (South Avenue); Bridge 00710R, Metro North Railroad; Bridge 00708, Ponus Ridge; Bridge 00702, River Bank Road; Bridge 00700 Guinea Road.  

It is anticipated to be completed in September 2016.


Expect lane closures during the below listed times:

Route 15 NB       

Monday-Thursday 8 p.m.-6 a.m.

Friday from 8 p.m.-11 a.m. Saturday

Saturday from 7 p.m.-10 a.m. Sunday

Sunday from 8 p.m.-6 a.m. Monday

Route 15 SB

Monday-Friday from 7 p.m.-6 a.m. following day

Friday from 7 p.m.-9 a.m. Saturday

Saturday from 7 p.m.-10 a.m. Sunday

Sunday from 9 p.m.-6 a.m. Monday

Ramp Areas

Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and 7 p.m.-6 a.m.

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