The Exit 35 ramp from the southbound-traffic side of the Merritt Parkway, Route 15, will be closed leading to High Ridge Road on Tuesday night, April 19.
The on-ramp there, leading to the southbound-traffic lanes will also be closed, the Connecticut Department of Transportation announced. The reason: “in preparation for milling and paving.”
The closure will start at 7 p.m. Tuesday and last until 6 a.m. Wednesday.
Here’s the full announcement from the department:
The Connecticut Department of Transportation is announcing the nighttime closure of the Merritt Parkway Exit 35 Southbound On and Off-Ramps on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 in preparation for milling and paving.
The overall project consists of safety improvements, resurfacing, enhancements, and bridge improvements on the Merritt Parkway (Route 15). The Exit 35 Southbound ramps will be closed to reset the existing drainage structures in preparation for milling and final paving.
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 scheduled to be completed by November 2016.
LANE CLOSURE INFO
The Merritt Parkway (Route 15) Southbound, Exit 35 On and Off Ramps, will be closed beginning at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 19th, until 6 a.m. on Wednesday, April 20th.
- Southbound off-ramp traffic will be detoured to Exit 34 (Long Ridge Road).
- Traffic wishing to enter the Merritt Parkway southbound at exit 35 will be directed to enter the northbound on-ramp at Exit 35 then proceed north to Exit 36, and re-enter the Southbound direction via the Exit 36 on-ramp.