The Connecticut Department of Transportation announced today that rehabilitation work on the bridge carrying Redding Road over the Merritt Parkway in Fairfield will begin on July 23, 2018.
Redding Road between Cross Highway and Merwins Lane will be closed to all traffic starting Monday, July 23, 2018 at 6AM and will remain closed for five (5) weeks and reopened to traffic on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 6AM.
Motorists are advised to follow the Signed Detour that will direct traffic around the bridge closure. The Signed Detour will utilize Merwins Lane and Cross Highway.
Motorists traveling north on Redding Road will be detoured to Merwins Lane and the Merwins Lane Bridge over the Merritt Parkway connecting to Cross Highway and back to Redding Road. Motorists traveling South on Redding Road will be detoured to Cross Highway connecting to Merwins Lane and south back to Redding Road. Motorists traveling west on Cross Highway from points east of Redding Road and from Congress Street will be detoured south on Redding Road to Merwins Lane.
The CT DOT project (0158-0211/207) consists of the rehabilitation of five miles (each direction) of Route 15 and 11 structures (over and underpasses) in the towns of Fairfield and Westport. Upgrades to pavement, guiderail, drainage and historic concrete are included.
For information or questions, please contact Joseph Scorcinelli, Construction Project Engineer, State of CT DOT, at 203-955-1637 or the Fairfield Engineering Department at 203-256-3015.