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Surprise! Merritt Parkway North Avenue Bridge Work Will Not Be Done By Promised Date Of Late October

In mid-September, the state Department of Transportation installed a temporary traffic light on North Avenue. That allowed alternating 1-way traffic to flow over the Merritt Parkway bridge. 511 more words


Another Bridge Needs Work

Bridges are all over the Westport news. There’s the uncertain fate of the Bridge Street bridge, and the uncertain date — because work has apparently stopped forever — for finishing the North Avenue Merritt Parkway bridge. 130 more words


Bridging Saugatuck: A Middle Road

Vague, preliminary plans for reconstruction (renovation? demolition and rebuilding? something else?) of the Bridge Street Bridge are producing plenty of froth (save it! sorta do something with it! 405 more words


Crowd-Sourcing Commuter Traffic

A new “06880” reader named Bill writes:

I came across your blog by googling “Merritt construction delays.”  I’m researching this because my family and I are thinking of moving from Exit 27 to Exit 42, off Tupelo Road. 160 more words


Celebrating 75 Years of the Merritt Parkway

STRATFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Town officials are kicking off the Merritt Parkway’s 75th anniversary this afternoon with classic vehicles and museum tours for the public. 110 more words


A Bridge Too Low

Word on the street — er, parkway — is that contractors are not the only ones to blame for long delays on the Merritt North Avenue bridge reconstruction project. 161 more words


Connecticut Transit Plan Spares Stately Merritt Parkway

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — In a bid to unclog Connecticut’s notorious traffic jams, the governor has put forward a plan to rip up and widen two major highways, Interstates 84 and 95. 555 more words