As a result of storm damage, rail services across the state may be curtailed or suspended. Updated information can be found online at https://portal.ct.gov/DOT, www.mta.info, www.amtrak.com, www.hartfordline.com, and www.shorelineeast.com.

CONNECTICUT DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
NEWS RELEASE
2800 BERLIN TURNPIKE P.O. BOX 317546
NEWINGTON CONNECTICUT, 06131-7546
FOR RELEASE: March 22, 2016
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS
TELEPHONE: (860) 594-3062
FAX: (860) 594-3065
WEB SITE: www.ct.gov/dot

Resurfacing and Safety Improvement Project Resumes on the Merritt Parkway in Stamford and New Canaan
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing 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. 
DOT Project No. 0135-0270 was awarded to O&G Industries at a cost of $53,031,742.62 on July 23, 2013 and is anticipated to be completed in September 2016.
LANE CLOSURE INFO
Expect lane closures during the below listed times:
Route 15 NB       
Monday-Thursday 8 PM to 6 AM
Friday from 8 PM to 11 AM Saturday
Saturday from 7 PM to 10 AM Sunday
Sunday from 8 PM to 6 AM Monday
Route 15 SB
Monday-Friday from 7 PM to 6 AM following day
Friday from 7 PM to 9 AM Saturday 
Saturday from 7 PM to 10 AM Sunday
Sunday from 9 PM to 6 AM Monday
Ramp Areas
Monday – Friday 10 AM TO 2 PM and 7 PM to 6 AM
Other Roadways
Monday – Friday 9 AM to 3 PM and 6 PM to 6 AM
Saturday and Sunday from 6 PM to 10 AM
Press advisories will be issued if additional traffic restriction become necessary.